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Thousands mourn Italian nuns killed in Burundi  2014-09-10
Thousands of mourners in Burundi celebrated the lives of three Italian nuns brutally murdered this week, in tearful farewells before their bodies were taken to Democratic Republic of Congo for burial. The emotional and sombre mass in a large Roman Catholic church in Burundi's capital was attended by as many as three thousand mourners, including the vice-president and top politicians. The three ...
Rwanda inflation dips to 0.9 percent in year to August  2014-09-10
Rwanda's urban inflation rate was 0.9 percent in the year to August compared with 1.9 percent in the year to July, the statistics office reported on Wednesday. Prices rose 0.2 percent over the previous month, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda reported.
Suspect in Burundi killing of 3 nuns arrested  2014-09-09
Ed Adamczyk BUJUMBURA , Burundi, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A suspect in the killing of three nuns has confessed to the crime, police in Bujumbura, Burundi, said Tuesday.
Burundi police arrest man for murder of three Italian nuns  2014-09-09
Police in Burundi have arrested a man for killing and raping three elderly Italian nuns murdered in twin attacks in their convent, the police spokesman said Tuesday. "The suspected murderer of the three sisters is in our hands," Colonel Helmegilde Harimenshi said, adding the suspect had "confessed". The three Roman Catholic nuns were named as Olga Raschietti, 83, Lucia Pulici, 75, and Bernadetta ...
Elderly Italian nuns raped, murdered in Burundi  2014-09-09
Three elderly Italian nuns were raped and murdered in twin attacks in their convent in the capital of Burundi, police said as a hunt was launched for their killers. Italian authorities named the first two killed as Olga Raschietti, 83, and Lucia Pulici, 75, both Roman Catholic nuns. Colleagues named her as Bernadetta Boggian, aged 79.
Democratic Republic of the Congo Turns on Their Radios on September 16th  2014-09-08
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A new radio show airing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo doesn't promise to solve every challenge, but it is promising top-notch entertainment that will spur conversation ...
Burundi: Three elderly nuns killed  2014-09-08
Three elderly Xaverans nuns have been murdered in Bujumbura, Burundi. Police said two suspects had been detained for questioning. A statement put out by the Xavieran Missionary Sisters of Mary said: "the murders appeared to be the tragic outcome of an armed robbery or a vendetta". Parish priest Fr Mario Pulicini, from Kamenge, a northern suburb of Bujumbura, named the nuns as Lucia Pulici, who ...
Three Italian nuns murdered in Burundi: officials  2014-09-08
Three Italian nuns were found murdered over the weekend in a parish in the north of Burundi's capital, officials and a priest in the African state said on Monday, in killings the Vatican said had "greatly saddened" Pope Francis. Father Mario Pulicini, responsible for the parish in a northern suburb of Bujumbura, named two of the nuns as Lucia Pulici, who was 75 and due to celebrate her birthday ...
3 Italian nuns found slain in Burundi convent  2014-09-08
ROME (AP) — Three Italian missionary nuns were found slain in their convent in Burundi, church and ministry officials said Monday.
Rwanda disqualification from African Cup upheld  2014-09-01
The Confederation of African Football upheld a decision to throw Rwanda out of the African Cup for fielding an ineligible player, saying the country's federation knew that striker Dady Birori had a "double identity" and was using different names and passports for club and international games.
Rwanda Mining-Export Income Drops on Lower Tantalum Prices  2014-08-31
The value of Rwanda’s mineral exports dropped by almost a fifth in the first half of the year, even as the volume of sales rose, because of a fall in tantalum prices, State Minister for Mines Evode Imena said.
Rwanda fail in Nations Cup appeal  2014-08-31
The Confederation of African Football rejects Rwanda's appeal against their expulsion from the 2015 Nations Cup.
Here’s How Ebola Spread in the Democratic Republic of Congo: WHO  2014-08-27
A suspected Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have no connection to the outbreak in West Africa
Burundi investigates bodies in lake  2014-08-26
Burundi sets up an investigation after a number of dead bodies wrapped in plastic were found floating in a lake on its border with Rwanda.
Burundi Gunmen Damage Kingboon of China’s Stevia Nurseries  2014-08-18
Unidentified assailants in Burundi attacked nurseries growing the natural sweetener stevia on plantations co-managed by Kingboon Stevia International Trade Co., the company’s domestic partner said.

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