The former security of chief was shot in his car.
Kayanza governor Canesius Ndayimanisha said the gunmen had crossed from Rwanda, a charge denied by Kigali but which will
A prominent Burundi rights group, led by an activist who opposes the president's third-term bid, said last week that the
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.
* Protests erupted after president announced third-term bid A Reuters photographer took a picture of a man with a fatal bullet
Until recently, Nkurunziza, a former rebel leader with mixed parentage, had also been seen as bridge between the main groups
Residents of Bujumbura said they were planning to come out in large numbers on Monday to protest against Nkurunziza's decision
It is heartbreaking for those of us who live, work, and invest in the region to contemplate that history may repeat itself.
Niyombare, also a former ambassador to Kenya, said he was working with civil society groups, religious leaders and politicians