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Coordinates: 4°20′36″S 29°36′19″E / 4.34333°S 29.60528°E / -4.34333; 29.60528

Nyanza Lac, Burundi
Nyanza Lac, Burundi is located in Burundi
Nyanza Lac, Burundi
Nyanza Lac, Burundi
Location in Burundi
Coordinates: 4°20′36″S 29°36′19″E / 4.34333°S 29.60528°E / -4.34333; 29.60528
Country Flag of Burundi.svg Burundi
Province Makamba Province

Nyanza Lac is a city in southern Burundi, in Makamba Province. The city is located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, to the south of Mutambara and close to the border with Tanzania.


Fitzpatrick, M., Parkinson, T., & Ray, N. (2006) East Africa. Footscray, VIC: Lonely Planet.

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72 news items

UNICEF (press release)

UNICEF (press release)
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:31:52 -0700

They send their wives and children across the border,” explains a local authority in Nyanza Lac who started noticing departures from the four villages in the area in early May. “If they feel like the situation is getting worse, then the men leave too ...

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America
Sun, 16 Aug 2015 23:00:00 -0700

Clashes with the army were recently reported in Muyinga and Nyanza-Lac provinces. Nkurunziza is also running out of time. He used the state budget to finance the elections and now faces serious budget shortfalls and drop in tax revenue. The delay in ...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 02:07:08 -0800

Hunger and the fear of a civil war erupting after the elections are pushing many families in Nyanza Lac to leave Burundi. More than 100 families have left their villages in Nyanza Lac, Makamba province. In Nyabigina village 60 families vacated their plots.

UNICEF (press release)

UNICEF (press release)
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:16:50 -0700

“It's the first time we can track cholera cases using SMS alerts,” says Gloriose Nsengiyumva, in charge of the health information systems at the health district at Nyanza Lac. “It's the quickest way to alert the central level, who can then follow all ...

UNICEF UK (blog)

UNICEF UK (blog)
Fri, 29 May 2015 04:03:17 -0700

In Burundi, 15 suspected cases of cholera have been brought to the district hospital of Nyanza Lac. The Burundian Ministry of Health and partners have now re-opened a cholera treatment centre in the area, with support from Unicef. A health worker ...
UNHCR (press release)
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:52:30 -0700

"We had hope, we thought that diplomatic discussions would bring us peaceful elections but the situation is not getting better" said Nimbuna, a 34-year-old refugee, from Nyanza Lac, southern Burundi. In Nyarugusu's Charité reception centre, one of many ...

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 02:07:37 -0700

In Nyanza Lac, a lakeside town 30 kilometers north of the Tanzanian border, Izekerie Nzisabira, president of the independent UPRONA party, has seen his electorate diminish in the last two months: 65,000 people registered to vote but only 30,000 claimed ...


Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:31:05 -0700

In the south Nyanza Lac has seen 45% of its population cross into Tanzania. Many of these people only returned from Tanzania in recent years. As they have left they have sold many goods, including the iron sheeting from their roofs. One organisation ...

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