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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 »