Fighting holds back the brilliance of Burundi

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The severe violence and unrest in Burundi means its efforts to grow its economy and property market are being stifled. The severe violence and unrest in Burundi means its efforts to grow its economy and property market are being stifled.

Central African property markets are being encouraged to work together to attract investment from the continent and beyond. However, severe violence and unrest in Burundi means its efforts to grow its economy and property market are being stifled.

Investors are wary of buying into countries ravaged by strife and instability. Currently rebels in Burundi are trying to oust the country’s President Pierre Nkurunziza.

The group said it came together "to protect the population" and uphold the Arusha agreement, which ended the 1993-2006 civil war that killed an estimated 300,000 people. But there has still been daily shooting for weeks in the country.

This has worried potential investors more than usual. Many funds have clauses in their investment mandates which state that they cannot invest in countries which are experiencing severe war torn unrest.

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Burundi Property Market  |  Pierre Nkurunziza  |  Republican Forces of Burundi (Forebu)
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