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The crisis has alarmed a region with a history of ethnic conflict. Burundi's civil war had pitted rebel groups of the majority
The U.S. embassy said students camped out in a nearby construction site had fled after police entered the area on Thursday
Burundian police have used excessive force against people protesting President Pierre Nkurunziza's election bid for a third term. Police have shot at crowds indiscriminately and severely beaten demonstrators and detainees.
All nations that change for the better have a clear sense of purpose: they fear falling behind, or repeating the mistakes of the past. Burundi's purpose encompasses both of those and another one.
By Clement Manirabarusha and Njuwa Maina The crisis has already prompted a failed coup and driven more than 110,000 people
As regional leaders scrambled to contain the impasse and a potential humanitarian crisis, South Africa said next month's
BUJUMBURA, May 16 (Reuters) - Burundi took 18 people suspected of involvement in a failed coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza
It is heartbreaking for those of us who live, work, and invest in the region to contemplate that history may repeat itself.
Many Tutsis say the Imbonerakure youth wing of Nkurunziza's ruling party has been armed and has been threatening Tutsis. The
BUJUMBURA, May 12 (Reuters) - Police fired guns and teargas towards protesters throwing stones in a suburb of Burundi's capital
Burundi is the world's fourth-poorest county and is still recovering from a brutal civil war that ended just a decade ago. The current conflict suggests that women and girls are at heightened risk not only for increased gender-based violence but for losing their hard-won educational gains and, ultimately, a pathway to a better life. It is a risk that impacts all of society.
Protesters said the victim of the burning was a member of the Imbonerakure youth wing of the ruling CNDD-FDD party, which
BUJUMBURA, May 6 (Reuters) - Burundi's president said on Wednesday that, if elected for a third term in June, it would be
Protestors gather on a bridge in the Kanyosha neighborhood of Bujumbura, on May 4, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / PHIL MOORE) These are
In recent weeks, more than 26,000 Burundians have fled to neighboring Congo and Rwanda, officials say, amid fears of ethnic
Bujumbura has been rocked by six consecutive days of demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza, who on Friday warned
"We want to tell President Nkurunziza that we are not giving up. We will continue to demonstrate until he abandons his ambition