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By admin On Saturday, December 26th, 2020

Central African Republic: Burundi Peacekeepers Killed Ahead of Polls

[DW] The three mediators from Burundi were caught in an onslaught the UN described as a possible war crime. Fighting is continuing between rebels and government forces as the country prepares for an election. AllAfrica More...

By admin On Saturday, December 19th, 2020

Former Burundi president Pierre Buyoya dies of Covid in Paris

Pierre Buyoya, former president of Burundi, has died at the age of 71 after contracting Covid, relatives said Friday. The news comes just weeks after he resigned as the African Union’s special envoy to Mali More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2020

Burundi: Ex-Burundi President Pierre Buyoya Passes On

[New Times] Burundi’s former president Pierre Buyoya, who served two terms, has died aged 71, according to reports. AllAfrica News: Central Africa  More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

Uganda: 600 Burundi Refugees Return Home

[Monitor] A total of 603 Burundi refugees, who have been in Uganda for close to 10 years, started a voluntary repatriation to their country yesterday. AllAfrica News: Central Africa  More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Rwanda: Hand Over Coup Plotters, Burundi Tells Rwanda

[East African] Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye wants Rwanda to extradite the 2015 coup plotters in the country, saying this has been a major bone of contention between the two countries. AllAfrica More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Burundi: Rwasa – Burundi Not Out of the Woods in Quest for Unity, Stability

[East African] Agathon Rwasa, the country’s opposition leader, spoke with The EastAfrican on electoral process, political space and composition of a new government AllAfrica News: Central Africa  More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

East Africa: Burundi President Makes First Official Visit Outside East Africa

[East African] Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye on Monday travelled to Equatorial Guinea for a state visit, the first time a sitting president of Burundi has visited a country other than Tanzania More...

By admin On Sunday, November 1st, 2020

Burundi: CPJ Joins Call for Release of 4 Iwacu Journalists One Year After Arrest in Burundi

[CPJ] The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 64 other press freedom and human rights organizations today in a statement calling for the immediate and unconditional release of four journalists with the independent More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Burundi: Ex-Leader Gets Life Sentence for Killing Another Former President

[Nation] Burundi’s ex-president Pierre Buyoya has been sentenced to life in prison in absentia over the assassination of his successor in 1993, according to a court ruling. AllAfrica News: Central Africa  More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Burundi: Burundi Seeks Extradition of Rebels From Rwanda

[East African] Burundi wants 19 combatants who were arrested in Rwanda deported, a demand that could test the fragile relations between the two neighbours. AllAfrica News: Central Africa  More...