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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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114 news items

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)
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:04:09 -0800

After fleeing to Tanzania as refugees, a family returns to Burundi to find that coming home is yet another challenge. NYANZA LAC, Burundi, 17 November 2015 – "I was bored in Nyarugusu Camp. There were no games, no school," says Lutfi, 15, who fled from ...

UNICEF (press release)

UNICEF (press release)
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:22:30 -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 ...


Sun, 06 Dec 2015 02:52:30 -0800

Sirina Nishimiwe, 17, was a student from the southern town of Nyanza-Lac. She is tortured by the thought that her parents may be dead. In June, she fled to Tanzania alone. Despite having managed to reunite with some of her family in Nyarugusu camp, she ...

UNHCR (press release)

UNHCR (press release)
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:59:32 -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
Sun, 16 Aug 2015 23:06:51 -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 ...

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 ...


Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:56:15 -0800

She escaped from Nyanza-Lac, a southern town on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, after her father and brother were shot dead, allegedly by pro-government fighters. Because of a mix-up at the distribution centre, her food rations have been allocated to ...

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