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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.

References[edit]

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


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119 news items

 
AllAfrica.com
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.

PRI

PRI
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:37:30 -0700

When they left, Nigimbere, 31, fled her home in the village of Nyanza Lac. She ran into the hills where she walked for days, hiding in the bush, until she reached the Tanzanian border. She is one of 132,000 Burundian refugees who have sought refuge in ...

Anglicannews

Anglicannews
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 07:48:45 -0700

Nyanza-Lac is the most populated commune in Makamba province with many young people living in difficult circumstances and facing challenges such as poverty, school absenteeism, sexual abuse, early pregnancy, and joblessness,” the Province said.

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 ...

Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com
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 ...

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 ...

Caj News Africa

Caj News Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 03:30:00 -0700

... notably the nearly 10 000 minors suffering from severe acute malnutrition in the provinces of Cankuzo, Kirundo, Makamba, Rutana and Ruyigi and improve access to water and sanitation for 100 000 people living in the commune of Nyanza-Lac, Makamba ...

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 ...
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