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Tag Archives: Burundi
May Day is enthusiastically celebrated here in Burundi – a great parade of workers from different organizations, families visiting and strolling the beach, and lots of food and drink. Boy-Boy - a huge Burmese cat who accompanied me when I came from Kenya – … Continue reading
Unusually heavy rains have caused havoc across much of east Africa, displacing thousands of people and damaging important infrastructure… In Burundi, flood-affected areas include the northwestern region of Bubanza, Bujumbura City and the plains of Imbo along the shores of … Continue reading
The Hotel now has special rates for rooms during the weekends – it is a great savings from the regular rates, and you will have access to all of the features of the hotel: Enter the hotel and check in: … Continue reading
Part 1 of this blog discussed the different steps used by smallholders here in Burundi in cultivating, harvesting and processing beans. Below, a few more notes on these steps – together with thoughts on the challenges of emergency seed distribution following … Continue reading
With the new year upon us, I look back at the animals I brought here from Kenya. That included: 3 cats, 2 dogs, my 2 horses, and a van-load of Alpine and Boer breeding goats for our restocking and herd upgrading … Continue reading
Civil war officially ended in Burundi in 2006. For several years thereafter, there have been sporadic fights and attacks, but these, too, have dwindled to almost ‘zero’. What changes has a blanket of peace brought? This blog concentrates on post-war activities on the … Continue reading