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Tutsi(Encyclopedia)Tutsi toot´s, too´– [key] or Watutsiwä– [key], cattle-raising people of central Africa, particularly in Burundi and Rwanda; they are also known as Watusi or Batusi. The original Tutsi hom...
Watutsi(Encyclopedia)Watutsi: see Tutsi.
Buyoya, Pierre(Encyclopedia)Buyoya, Pierre, 1949–, Burundian political leader. An ethnic Tutsi, he had a successful military career before he overthrew President Jean-Baptiste Bagaza and became president of a Tutsi-led militar...
Kagame, Paul(Encyclopedia)Kagame, Paul kägä´m [key], 1957–, Rwandan political leader. Kagame was born into a Tutsi family that fled (1960) ethnic violence in Rwanda. Raised in Uganda, he became a member of Yoweri Museve...
Bagaza, Jean-Baptiste(Encyclopedia)Bagaza, Jean-Baptiste zhäN-bätst´ bägäzä´ [key], 1946–2016, Burundian army officer and political leader. An ethnic Tutsi, he was educated at Belgian military schools, rose through the ranks...
Ruanda-Urundi(Encyclopedia)Ruanda-Urundi rooän´dä-ooroon´d [key], former colonial territory, central Africa, now divided between the independent states of Rwanda and Burundi. The original inhabitants of the area wer...
Burundi(Encyclopedia)Burundi broon´d [key], officially Republic of Burundi, republic (2015 est. pop. 10,199,000), 10,747 sq mi (27,834 sq km), E central Africa. It borders on Rwanda in the north, on Tanzania in the...
Kigali(Encyclopedia)Kigali kgä´l [key], city (1997 pop. 330,000), central Rwanda, capital of Rwanda. It is the country's main administrative and economic center. The city has an international airport and road acces...
Rwanda(Encyclopedia)Rwanda rooän´dä [key], officially Republic of Rwanda, republic (2015 est. pop. 11,630,000), 10,169 sq mi (26,338 sq km), E central Africa. It borders on Congo (Kinshasa) in the west, on Uganda in...
Bujumbura(Encyclopedia)Bujumbura boojm´boor´ [key], city (1994 est. pop. 300,000), commercial capital of Burundi and capital of Bujumbura Mairie prov., W Burundi, a port on Lake Tanganyika. Formerly known as Usu...
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