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Esdras Ndikumana

Esdras Ndikumana

    Burundi opposition deems fair elections 'impossible'
    Burundi opposition deems fair elections 'impossible'
    The opposition in Burundi has said plans for polls to go ahead despite widespread civil unrest in the capital of Bujumbura was...
    Burundi protests turn violent as poll delayed
    Burundi protests turn violent as poll delayed
    Burundian security forces fired shots and teargas during battles with protesters on Wednesday, the latest violence in weeks of antigovernment...
    Burundi army divided after coup attempt
    Burundi army divided after coup attempt
    The claim was quickly denied by opponents of the central African nation's leader. The was also uncertainty over the whereabouts of Nkurunziza,...
    Burundi in crisis talks to end deadly demonstrations
    Burundi in crisis talks to end deadly demonstrations
    Government and opposition rivals were meeting in Burundi on Wednesday in an attempt to end the deadly demonstrations against a third-term...
    Burundi's economy up in smoke after devastating fire
    Burundi's economy up in smoke after devastating fire
    The main market in Burundi's capital was once the heart of the country, a bustling and crowded business zone that drove the national economy....
    Burundi death squads kill 300 in five months
    Burundi death squads kill 300 in five months
    Government-backed death squads have killed more than 300 members of Burundi's former rebel group and opposition supporters in covert operations...
    Corpses in Burundi river ignite fears of new unrest
    Corpses in Burundi river ignite fears of new unrest
    At a side of the Rusizi River in Burundi, not far from a group of hippos and half hidden by huge clumps of reeds, lies the first body, a headless...
    Fragile Burundi kicks off electoral marathon
    Fragile Burundi kicks off electoral marathon
    Local polls kicked off on Monday in Burundi, the first phase of an electoral marathon set to put the small war-scarred African nation's peace deal...
    Burundi's albinos flee witchdoctors
    Burundi's albinos flee witchdoctors
    Richard Ciza was alerted by neighbours last week that a posse was looking for him. He ran and hid for two days in the forest of eastern Burundi....
    Burundi govt and rebels sign ceasefire deal
    Burundi govt and rebels sign ceasefire deal
    Burundi's government and the last active rebel group on Monday signed an unconditional ceasefire agreement, raising hopes of a definitive end to...
    Burundi army claims 50 rebels killed in clashes
    Burundi army claims 50 rebels killed in clashes
    The Burundian army said that about 50 rebels from the National Liberation Forces (FNL) were killed in heavy fighting on Wednesday that also left...
    Burundians fear return to conflict
    Burundians fear return to conflict
    Burundi's acute political deadlock and the collapse of peace talks have raised fears that the nation might fall back into the deadly conflict that...