Burundi continues rapprochement with international funders

Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi's elected President, holds a stick, the symbol of power, during the swearing-in ceremony at Ingoma stadium in Gitega, Burundi, on June 18, 2020.
Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi's elected President, holds a stick, the symbol of power, during the swearing-in ceremony at Ingoma stadium in Gitega, Burundi, on June 18, 2020. © Tchandrou Nitanga/AFP
Burundi was a pariah for international funders under the late president Nkurunziza. But the country has been very firmly back in their good books since Evariste Ndayishimiye took office two years ago and ended his predecessor's isolationist policies. [...] (539 words)
Issue dated 06/09/2022 Reading time 3 minutes

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