Pierre Nkurunziza

 
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...
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. ...
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....
Burundi president sworn in for third term
Burundi president sworn in for third term
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has taken the oath of office "for a new term of five years" in a surprise ceremony ahead of an...
Five government officials in Burundi killed
Five government officials in Burundi killed
“We have realised that people from institutions are being targeted by these unknown murderers” in the capital, Bujumbura, police spokesperson...
Obama calls for gay rights in Africa, decries corruption and conflict
Obama calls for gay rights in Africa, decries corruption and conflict
US President Barack Obama on Saturday called for gay rights in Africa, comparing homophobia to racial discrimination he had encountered in the...

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