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Burundi: Bernisse Shemaza

Duration:
2 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 27 June 2012

The poem for Burundi, Come and live with me by Diomède Niyonzima, advocates peace in a country with a history of unrest and was translated by David Shook and Claude Nikondeha. The poem is read by Bernisse Shemaza, who came to Scotland with her children and works as a supply teacher for maths.

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