Category Archives: Burundi

Burundi to fight AU Peace Force

Burundi crisis: Pierre Nkurunziza threatens to fight AU peacekeepers Image copyrightAP Image captionPolitical violence has been escalating i [...]

Burundi president faces emerging armed rebellion as vote looms

By Staff Reporter Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza speaks during a news conference in Bujumbura, Burundi, May 17, 2015. REUTERS/G [...]

Burundi VP defects & slams his President for hanging on to power

  By Staff Reporter Burundi Second Vice-President Gervais Rufyikiri. Photographer: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Burundian Vice [...]

U.N. rights chief sounds alarm over reports of Burundi youth ‘militia’ violence

By Staff Reporter The U.N. human rights chief said on Tuesday he was alarmed by accounts from refugees fleeing Burundi about violence and th [...]

Burundi arrests 600 in protests against ruling party

By Staff Reporter Police in Burundi say three people killed in grenade attacks on police during protests and clashes sparked by the presiden [...]

Burundi law to limit church numbers

By Staff Reporter Churches are often started in someone’s home, other congregations rent a building or erect a makeshift tent Burundi& [...]

East Africa braces for World Cup terror attacks

By Staff Reporter . Somali and Ethiopian nationals arrested as part of a crackdown on terrorism by Kenyan national security officers sit in [...]

Interahamwe Hutu militia that killed 800,000 in Rwanda genocide still active in Great Lakes region

By Staff Reporter Picture: THINKSTOCK TWENTY years after the genocide in Rwanda, a rebel group founded by ethnic extremists who took part in [...]

Rwanda’s forgotten tribe which was nearly wiped off by genocide-The Twa

By Staff Reporter   Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, the general summary of the event is well known: Extremist Hutus slaughtere [...]

Pascal Simbikangwa is jailed for 25 years in Paris for Rwandan genocide

By Staff Reporter Sentencing is landmark for France which has been accused of harbouring Hutu suspected of 1994 genocide 800,000 Tutsi were [...]

Patrick Karegaya’s killers named ?#Rwanda

South Africa Rwandese community in exile in South Africa have named a suspect in the murder of the ex-spy chief Patrick Karegaya. Media sour [...]

Breaking News-South Sudan Ceasefire Agreed

South Sudan Updates By Kelvin Mupungu Breaking News Ceasefire has been agreed between the warring parties of President Kiir and former Vice [...]

New Pacts Ease Path Toward East African Single Currency-IMF

Cargo loads in Zanzibar, Tanzania: regional pact allows free movement of goods, labor, services, capital (photo: Guido Rossi/ZUMA Press/News [...]

World reacts to crisis by evacuating South Sudan

Tribalism has split South Sudan A few weeks ago many EAC pundits were busy analyzing whether South-Sudan should be allowed into the EAC bloc [...]
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