Burundi’s president warns ‘we don’t want to lose the country’

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The country of Burundia has been rocked by the collapse of its government and the collapse in economic activity, with the nation’s economy shrinking by as much as 6% in the past year.Burundi is one of two African countries that has been plagued by a political crisis since 2013, and the country […]

How to help Burkina Faso economy as it recovers

Burkina Faso is the economic heartland of Central Africa.For decades, the country has been the biggest beneficiary of African imports and the continent’s biggest export earner, the U.S. It also produces the majority of the country’s food, and its central bank has been central to stabilizing the currency and keeping the country afloat.But as the […]