Burundi declared the small central city of Gitega the country’s new political capital, in line with a presidential promise, made a decade ago.
A government spokesman named Gitega while also stating that the previous capital Bujumbura, on the north-eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika, would in future function solely as the country’s economic centre.
Source- BBC News
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Burundi President: Pierre Nkurunziza.