burundi violence

After a long civil war, Burundi seemed on the path to recovery until April 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza decided to run for third term. Since then, the country has become immersed in a deep social and political crisis.
Some of the longest serving power hungry leaders who have tarnished the image of this great continent include President Teodoro
At least 439 people have been killed and 200,000 have fled the country since the outburst of violence.
"What is the international community waiting for? Will they intervene when there are no more people in Burundi?"
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What is happening in the country, however, goes beyond politics. It is about the failure to deliver inclusive development. Widespread poverty and disenfranchisement are the key causes of Burundi's discontent and violence.
"Do not lose courage ... The tragedies we face will end with a resolution of the conflict in Burundi."
Rights organizations are concerned the small African nation, which saw a decade-long war end in 2005, is on the brink of
The African nation has been rocked by turmoil since he announced he would run for office again.
Almost 100 people have been killed unrest over the president's third term.
The shooting comes a day after the assassination of a high ranking military general.
Opposition groups boycotted the vote, saying his run was unconstitutional.
BUJUMBURA, July 21 (Reuters) - A policeman and an opposition official died in violence marring the start of Burundi's presidential