Mass repatriation of Burundi refugees in Tanzania to start on Thursday – official

Burundi said on Tuesday that a first group of its refugees in Tanzania would return home on Thursday, as a…

Burundi said on Tuesday that a first group of its refugees in Tanzania would return home on Thursday, as a mass repatriation planned by the two governments begins, a Burundian official told Reuters. About 1,000 refugees are in the first group, Nestor Bimenyimana, the Burundi government’s general manager for repatriation, said. He said the process was “voluntary”.

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