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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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78 news items

The Guardian

The Guardian
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:00:00 -0700

Political space had already narrowed to the point where opposition politicians in Nyanza Lac faced imprisonment for holding meetings. In April and May, as a protest movement against the president grew and police responded violently, news of killings in ...

UNICEF (press release)

UNICEF (press release)
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:07:30 -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 ...
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 10:26:15 -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 ...
Cihan News Agency
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:33:45 -0700

The town of Nyanza Lac in southern Burundi, which borders with Tanzania, is a region where cholera is endemic, with outbreaks occurring here every year or two. But this year, cholera raged across the border in Tanzania among Burundian refugees who had ...
Cihan News Agency
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:30:00 -0700

CHP-MHP LEADERS/COALITION: The leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has proposed that the leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), a party which received fewer deputies in Parliament than the CHP in the June 7 ...
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.

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