Burundi

Returning Burundians win university scholarships from UN refugee agency

A group of 40 Burundian students started university classes this week in the capital, Bujumbura, after becoming the first returnees to be granted scholarships by the United Nations refugee agency.

Burundi's rival ethnic groups learn to live side by side in UN-backed pilot project

Displaced people from Burundi's rival Hutu and Tutsi groups are being resettled side by side under a pilot project funded by the United Nations refugee agency aimed at seeking reconciliation and binding up the wounds of decades of bloody ethnic violence in the small central African country.