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Mireille Kanyange

Mireille Kanyange

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in autumn of 2022 as a journalist and reporter of Radio Isanganiro in Burundi.

All articles of Mireille Kanyange

Border closure

Political decision causing human suffering

After the renewed closure of the border between Burundi and Rwanda, people living along the border are calling for it to be reopened.


A hot lunch at school

Burundi tries to fight the worst hunger and keep youngsters in school by providing school meals

Export commodity

Burundi tea farmers under pressure

Growers in Burundi complain that the price they receive for tea is too low. They demand more money


In Burundi, childless couples have a heavy burden to bear

Women and men report on the hardship of being involuntarily childless in Burundi

Overfished water body

Uninforced fishing ban on world’s second deepest lake

Fish stocks must replenish, but moratorium would be painful in the short term

Personal experiences

Covid-19 impacts worldwide

D+C/E+Z contributors from very different countries share their personal experiences on the Corona pandemic

Global heating

Lake Tanganyika: levees needed

Tens of thousands of Burundians have been displaced by impacts of climate crisis


Where women work and men decide

According to a Burundian saying, he who lacks a good woman lacks wealth

Mineral extraction

In search of a fair deal

Burundi wants a bigger share of the income from the nation’s mining operations

Ethnic strife

An elusive truth

Burundi’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission faces accusations of ethnic bias

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