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Burundi Old History

Burundi is an independent nation in Eastern Africa. With the capital city of Gitega, Burundi 2020 population is estimated at 11,890,795 according to countryaah. The Pygmy people are believed to have been the first to populate the area that today constitutes Burundi. The details of when the Hutu and Tutsi groups migrated into the area… Read More »

Burundi History and Economy

History Shortly after the Europeans explored the African territory, Burundi became part of German East Africa, along with Rwanda, (1884 – 1916). In 1919, at the end of the First World War, the League of Nations placed this territory (Ruanda-Urundi) under the mandate of Belgium. In 1946 the UN transformed the Belgian mandate into an administrative trust for Belgium. After the 1961 referendum, the Unity and Progress Party (UPRONA) advocated the total… Read More »