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- The capital and largest city of Burundi, in the western part of the country on Lake Tanganyika. Originally called Usumbura, it was renamed when Burundi became independent in 1962. Population: 330,000.
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- proper n. The capital and largest city of Burundi, in the western part of the country on Lake Tanganyika; originally called Usumbura, it was renamed when Burundi became independent in 1962.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Burundi
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BUJUMBURA - Up to 40 people were killed in clashes between members of the majority Hutu and minority Tutsi tribes in a suburb of the Burundian capital Bujumbura, state radio said.
Ngabanda Nzambo, Mobutu's special security adviser, also warned that Zairian troops might retaliate against Burundi for its alleged help to the Tutsi rebels in eastern Zaire by shelling Bujumbura, which is across Lake Tanganyika from the Zairian town of Uvira.
Bujumbura which is expected to take place Saturday.
To the west, the hills above Bujumbura were burning.
On the outskirts of the capital, Bujumbura, there is a small international airport.
Plumes of smoke were also rising from the ground of what he took to be Rwanda-if anything, more smoke than around Bujumbura.
BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo, February 3 -- I just arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo via an amazing -- albeit a little bumpy -- drive through Rwanda, after arriving in Bujumbura, Burundi yesterday.
The grenade attacks – there were three in the capital, Bujumbura, on Sunday night – have claimed at least eight lives since the district polls, with dozens of people injured.
In Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, 22-year-old student Gloria Kaneza said she does not like to think of people along ethnic lines.
The attack took place in Cankunko village in the Cendajuru district, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) east of the capital city, Bujumbura.