Pierre Nkurunziza

 
Burundi court seizes assets of opposition figures
Burundi court seizes assets of opposition figures
Burundi's chief justice has ordered the seizure of property belonging to jailed army officers and exiled opposition activists accused of supporting...
Guinea’s president eyes controversial third term
Guinea’s president eyes controversial third term
The billboard outside Guinea’s National Assembly building reads: “I am young. Yes to a referendum. Yes to a new Constitution. We support you...
Editorial: Revolutions don’t happen overnight
Editorial: Revolutions don’t happen overnight
Over the course of his three decades in power, Omar al-Bashir outsmarted and outfought his enemies at every turn. Through a combination of extreme...
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
With this commentary, coming in the wake of our annual Ten Conflicts to Watch and EU Watch List, Crisis Group turns to what 2019 will mean for...
The road ahead for the DRC
The road ahead for the DRC
In the early hours of January 10, election authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) finally announced that Félix Tshisekedi, leader...
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...
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...
Mbeki’s African dream comes full circle
Mbeki’s African dream comes full circle
Former president Thabo Mbeki could soon be back to finish what he started if the international relations department has its way and brings him on...
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...

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