Despite the lack of significant efforts, the government took some steps to address trafficking, including revising the criminal code to integrate formally the penalties of the 2014 anti-trafficking law, organizing a workshop for law enforcement and civil society on the 2014 law, improving screening and scrutiny at the international airport, and investigating several cases involving the alleged recruitment of Burundian
women for exploitation in the Middle East.
Kitengela township is full of Congolese and Burundians
, he says and adds: "Much as we welcome our neighbours, I see this becoming a serious security threat in the near future." His contact is [emailprotected]brMATATU IMPUNITY: Residents of the greater Ngummo neighbourhood of Nairobi, especially Highview, Magiwa and Ngummo estates, are constantly blocked by matatu drivers who abandon their stalled vehicles in front of their gates, moans Catherine Wanjiku.
SOUNDBITE (Kirundi) Manase Gahungu, Burundian
find corpses on the streets and in the rivers around the capital on a near-daily basis.
"We are calling on all Burundians
who believe in the rule of law to join us," said Nshimirimana.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees have sought asylum in neighboring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo.AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA (http://www.ibtimes.com/burundi-authorities-youth-league-arrest-torture-suspected-opposition-african-country-2042 Rumors AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA have swirled that exiled Burundians
have formed an armed opposi movement in Rwanda and are planning cross-border a
Illustrating the tough conditions that many Burundians
are living under, nearly four in 10 residents rate their lives poorly enough to be considered "suffering." This is easily the highest percentage in sub-Saharan Africa -- and among the 146 countries Gallup surveyed in 2014, Burundi has the third-highest suffering percentage in the world after Afghanistan and Haiti.
More than 5,000 Burundians
fled to Rwanda over the weekend following mounting tensions in the central African country, bringing the total number of arrivals in April to nearly 21,000, the UN said Tuesday.
It should also be noted that, unlike certain African countries where French is a bridge between many communities speaking different languages, in Burundi there is a certain communion around Kirundi, the unique mother tongue spoken and understood by all Burundians
. Perhaps this is the principal reason for the weakness of Burundian
literature, since Kirundi is more spoken than written.
I try to bring more Burundians
here to the farm, and many of them they can't speak English.
"The preparation and logistical planning by the Burundians
has accelerated the pace with which we can conduct this deployment.
During the training period, the BFC, with the assistance of the Toronto Film Festival, produced five short films with young Burundians
. After the fest's conclusion, those films will tour the countryside for a week in a series of open-air screenings in small towns and villages.
In 1972, an aborted Hutu rebellion triggered the flight of hundreds of thousands of Burundians
. Civil unrest continued throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s.
After that initial session, Burundians
started reaching out for the programs help.