How (not) to write about Burundi: A guide for veteran East African journalists

Really, really excellent and heartwarming satire from Burundian poet Ketty Nivyabandi, showing some of the many reasons Burundians have to be proud of their country. And she was writing in her fourth language, no less. Chapeau!

The blog “This Burundian Life” has a growing list of contributors and is bilingual.

How (not) to write about Burundi: A guide for veteran East African journalists.

via How (not) to write about Burundi: A guide for veteran East African journalists.

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About msmarguerite

Young Quebec City-based freelance journalist. once and future nomad. I blog about life, about travel, about things I notice and every so often about work. I enjoy language learning, singing, swing dancing, skating and...other stuff, sometimes. My heart is somewhere in East Africa, Haiti or Eastern Europe. English, français, русский, malo slovensko, un poco de espanol, um pouco de português ndiga ikirundi, mwen ap aprann kreyòl...
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2 Responses to How (not) to write about Burundi: A guide for veteran East African journalists

  1. Willissek says:

    You have a great blog here,I will start following.Please take a look at blog,I have a great article about the last king of Rwanda in Africa,I’m trying to raise awareness because his return in the region would bring peace to the great lake region in central Africa.Thanks

    • msmarguerite says:

      Thanks for your comment. That particular post (How (not) to write about Burundi) was not mine; I just shared it. I believe it was written by Ketty Nsabiyabandi. However, most of the posts are mine 🙂 )

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