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Burundi

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Author(s): Lema, Anza A.
Overview Overview Burundi is a small, landlocked country of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zaire. Its people are of the Hutu (85 percent), Tutsi (14 percent), and Twa (1 percent) tribes and are mainly peasant farmers. The minority Tutsis have traditionally been the politically dominant tribe. Its culture remained largely uninfluenced by the outside world until toward the end of the 19th century, when Christian missionaries began to arrive and build schools. The social structure was…

Tanzania

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Author(s): Lema, Anza A. | Parsalaw, Joseph
1. General Situation The United Republic of Tanzania, on the coast of East Africa, is primarily an agrarian country; approximately 70 percent of the population is rural. Tanzania has a spectacular landscape of mainly three physiographic regions: the islands and the coastal plains to the east; the inland, saucer-shaped plateau; and the highlands. Mount Kilimanjaro (highest peak: 5,895 m. / 19,341 ft.), in the northeast corner of the country, is the highest point in Africa. Present-day Tanzania was formed by the union of two sovereign states: Tanganyika, which achieved i…