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Burundi, Africa

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Senators in Burundi uphold rig...

Senators in Burundi uphold rights of men who have sex with men

Saturday, February 21, 2009
UNAIDS welcomes the Senate action in Burundi to reject a draft law that sought to criminalize homosexuality. Senators in Burundi overwhelmingly...

BURUNDI: Government, health officials seek to resolve strike
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
BUJUMBURA Tuesday, December 02, 2008 (IRIN) - The government and senior health officials have started discussions to end a strike by staff that has...

BURUNDI: Patients suffer as health workers' strike continues
Friday, November 28, 2008
BUJUMBURA Friday, November 28, 2008 (IRIN) - A weeklong strike by health workers in Burundi has cut services in key hospitals to a bare minimum, with...

BURUNDI: Cholera outbreak affects 42 in northeast
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
BUJUMBURA Wednesday, November 26, 2008 (IRIN) - At least 42 people have been afflicted in an outbreak of cholera in the north-eastern province of...

BURUNDI: Learning to live together in one village
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BUJUMBURA Friday, September 26, 2008 (IRIN) - Years ago, Mammert Buregeya, a 54-year-old displaced Burundian Tutsi, would probably have refused to...

BURUNDI: Fighting for land
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BUJUMBURA Monday, October 06, 2008 (IRIN) - Thousands of Burundians have returned home after years of refugee life in Tanzania, but finding shelter...

BURUNDI: Heavy rains leave families homeless and in need of aid
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BUJUMBURA Tuesday, October 14, 2008 (IRIN) - Hundreds of families are without assistance in the northwestern province of Cibitoke after heavy rains...

BURUNDI: A belated start to HIV prevention for gays
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BUJUMBURA Tuesday, October 21, 2008 (IRIN) - When Georges Kanuma, the head of a gay rights movement in Burundi, first attended an HIV conference in...

BURUNDI: Yves Niyonkuru: "I knew about HIV, but sex was better without a condom"
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BUJUMBURA Wednesday, October 22, 2008 (IRIN) - Yves Niyonkuru is a lanky 30-year-old Burundian who speaks easily about his life as a gay man in a...

BURUNDI: HIV programmes suffer as government, NGOs feel the pinch
Saturday, November 22, 2008
BUJUMBURA Friday, October 24, 2008 (IRIN) - HIV programmes in Burundi have been struggling to support people affected by the pandemic since the...