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1962: Burundi Becomes Independent

Until independence, Burundi was a part of the Belgian Mandated Territory. It petitioned the U.N. for full independence which was granted in 1962. Burundi remained under the domination of the Tutsi tribe.

Tadese Faforiji

I am Tadese Faforiji, a history student of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State- 21st-century University, properly called. I am a blogger and an avid writer.