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Celestin Mvutsebanka addresses key entanglements between politics and football in Burundi in the latest Idjwi Series blog.
What impact do Burundian norms have on teenagers’ sex education?
Like many cities in the DRC, a walk through Goma’s streets reveals children employing various coping strategies for survival.
Forced child marriages are often a lifeline for struggling low-income families in the DRC, but they have serious consequences for young girls.
Arcade Nduwimana discusses linguistic politics and limited fluency of English in Burundi.
Samuel Muhindo analyses the role that motorcycle taxi drivers play in securing their clients’ security in the city of Goma.
What are the origins, operations and impact of AVECs on Goma’s low-income women-headed households?
This blog argues restrictions on who can engage in drumming in Burundi have caused it to lose its identity as an 'inclusive practice valuable to world heritage'.
Economists Professor Susan Newman and Dr Sara Stevano analyse the merger of DFID and the FCO.
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