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2008-09-25 09:00:09

More than a dozen countries in Asia and Africa have banned China dairy imports, and several others had recalled products by Wednesday, fearing potentially lethal melamine-tainted milk has made its way to their markets. Here is a list of how different countries are reacting.

2008-08-23 06:00:29

Text of report by Innocent Gahigana entitled "Foreign radios given stern warning" published in English by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 23 August Kigali - Foreign radio stations, among them the British Broadcasting Cooperation (BBC) and Voice Of America (VOA), have been strongly warned to desist from non factual reporting or else risk being banned from broadcasting in Rwanda.

2008-06-22 03:00:17

In the lakeside capital of the central African country of Burundi, 40-year-old Lucie Nahimana on Thursday fed her family of six "black flour," a low-quality cassava root that many here have resorted to eating because they can't afford anything else.

2006-09-05 13:09:50

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Pauline softly recalls how she clung to her uncle under a barrage of rifle butts the night Burundian soldiers came to take him away.

2006-08-21 11:56:12

By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Police arrested Burundi's former President Domitien Ndayizeye on Monday, apparently in connection with an alleged plot to overthrow the tiny central African country's government, a judge said.

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2006-07-12 15:10:28

Africans are fast embracing technology as a driver of economic growth but prohibitive costs mean they will lag behind wealthier countries for many years, a leaders forum in South Africa heard this week.

2006-06-18 11:31:47

By George Obulutsa DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Burundi's government and its last remaining rebel group agreed on Sunday to stop fighting and return in two weeks to sign a comprehensive ceasefire.

2006-05-29 13:11:32

By Lenny Majigo DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Long-delayed peace talks between Burundi's government and its last rebel group started in Tanzania on Monday, with calls for the rebels to agree to join President Pierre Nkurunziza's government.

2006-05-17 07:05:00

By Jack Kimball BUJUMBURA, Burundi (Reuters) - "Drink, drink, drink for today is a happy day," the ancient Kirundi wedding song says. Mixed with new beats, the tune now thumps out as revelers gyrate on the dance floor at Bujumbura's La Rochelle nightclub.

2006-04-25 07:35:00

NAIROBI (Reuters) - About two million people face hunger in drought-hit Burundi, aid group ActionAid said on Tuesday as it began food deliveries in the central African country.


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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.