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The grim reality of the European Union’s “African success story”

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Burundi’s brutal government has been heavily bankrolled by the European Union for years, with donors falling over themselves to applaud their “African success story”. Complaints by Burundians of corruption and authoritarian behaviour by the ruling elite have been largely ignored.  Now we’re seeing the results…

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Written by Richard Wilson

June 28, 2010 at 7:37 pm

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  1. Burundians deserve an honest partnership, an alliance which can help the Nation be free once for all from conflict. The many displaced Refugees of decades of conflict expected their dignity to be restored. Those who incited, supported division are moving freely, they were rewarded with jobs and a promise for the future of their children, their followers soon realized that the conflict profited only those who took advantage of the blindness of ordinary citizens of Burundi. As Obama used to say in his campaign, we have reasons to say “Change is still possible!”

    DK

    June 28, 2010 at 9:19 pm


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