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Burundi: Where No means Yes

Expat blogger BeneBurundi is learning about local culture (Fr): “Communicating with people from Burundi is all about subtlety and interpretation; for example if you're proposed to and you decline with a ‘no’, it is highly possible that what will be heard will be ‘yes, maybe one day if you insist’. Also, in answer to ‘is everything okay?’ a ‘yes-yes’ would mean there's a problem. “

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