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Burundi names Gitega as new capital
Burundi names Gitega as new capital
Burundi declared the small central city of Gitega the country's new political capital on Saturday, in line with a presidential promise made a...
East Africa won’t tackle Burundi crisis
East Africa won’t tackle Burundi crisis
After the Burundian government’s glaring absence at the fifth and final round of dialogue on October 30 under the East African Community’s...
Burundi to shut UN rights office: sources
Burundi to shut UN rights office: sources
The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut...
SA must help resolve Burundi’s crisis
SA must help resolve Burundi’s crisis
The resolution of Burundi’s protracted civil war was a milestone in African politics, highlighting regional leaders’ ability and determination...
Presidential term limits: Slippery slope back to authoritarianism in Africa
Presidential term limits: Slippery slope back to authoritarianism in Africa
There is mounting concern in Africa about a lack of leadership as well as an increasing trend of hard-won democratic rights being reversed. One way...
Climate change demands that we must adapt
Climate change demands that we must adapt
After many years of speculation about climate change, it is a reality and something we cannot ignore any longer. It is wreaking havoc, as evidenced...
Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says
Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says
Hospitals are detaining hundreds of thousands of people against their will every year – many of them mothers and their newborn babies – simply...
What needs to be done to make Africa politically stable
What needs to be done to make Africa politically stable
Levels of armed conflict flux and wane. In 2017,
More than two years of crisis in Burundi
More than two years of crisis in Burundi
Burundi has since April 2015 been rocked by a deadly political crisis born of President Pierre Nkurunziza's divisive bid for a third term, which he...
Burundi robotics team goes missing from US competition
Burundi robotics team goes missing from US competition
Two of the teenagers were spotted crossing the Canadian border, police said on Thursday, two days after the entire Burundi team vanished from...
Fatalism greets warning that Burundi is gearing up for genocide
Fatalism greets warning that Burundi is gearing up for genocide
I am not generous with my use of the term “genocide” in public discourse. There are plenty of reasons for this. A large number of nations today...
Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon expressed regret on Friday that South Africa, Burundi and Gambia want to leave the International...

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