Burundi

 
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...
Media suppressed on the continent
Media suppressed on the continent
MEDIAThe media commemorates Black Wednesday this month. It’s 39 years since the apartheid government summarily shut down two newspapers and...
Bid to block Burundi from European Union trade pact with other East African countries
Bid to block Burundi from European Union trade pact with other East African countries
European lawmakers have launched a campaign to stop Burundi becoming a beneficiary of a free trade agreement between the European Union and the East...
Burundi school suspends hundreds of pupils for scribbling on president's face in textbooks
Burundi school suspends hundreds of pupils for scribbling on president's face in textbooks
More Burundi schoolchildren have been sent home for deliberately scribbling on pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Burundi conflict: A timeline of how the country reached crisis point
Burundi conflict: A timeline of how the country reached crisis point
A chronology of key events in Burundi. April 26 marks one year since violence erupted over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term. ...
Assassination pushes Burundi to the brink
Assassination pushes Burundi to the brink
Burundi is edging ever closer to a return to civil war with tit-for-tat killings and arbitrary arrests adding to an escalation in political...
Zuma set to facilitate Burundi peace talks
Zuma set to facilitate Burundi peace talks
President Jacob Zuma is set to jet off to Burundi on Thursday to lead a mission of African leaders to help facilitate talks in the conflict-ridden...
Dlamini-Zuma's hour of reckoning
Dlamini-Zuma's hour of reckoning
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Conflict hits Burundi’s street kids
Conflict hits Burundi’s street kids
Dieudonné Ntahomvukiye remembers all too well how it felt to...
Grenades hurled in deadly post-election Burundi clashes
Grenades hurled in deadly post-election Burundi clashes
At least three people were killed and 15 others wounded in Monday's clashes, the latest in months of unrest triggered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's successful bid to win a third term in office....

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