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Africa: Burundi

President Evariste Ndayishimiye succeeded Pierre Nkurunziza, who died two years ago from what the authorities called heart failure.  By TCHANDROU NITANGA AFP

Burundi president replaces PM after coup plot claim

Sep 7, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundi's President Evariste Ndayishimiye replaced his prime minister and a top aide in a high-level political purge Wed ...

Sep 7, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundi's President Evariste Ndayishimiye sacked his prime minister and a top aide in a high-level purge Wednesday after ...

Jun 22, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

A troupe of barefoot musicians wearing the national colours of Burundi strike huge wooden royal drums with tremendous fo ...

May 27, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

It's a Tuesday in Burundi's biggest city, and like every week just before sundown, crowds young and old huff and puff in ...

May 20, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

A fresh start, or just a fresh face? In Burundi, this has been an open question since President Evariste Ndayishimiye ...

May 12, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundi: The name does not immediately evoke centuries-old forests sheltering elusive chimpanzees, or sandy beaches line ...

May 11, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundi President Evariste Ndayishimiye says he is ready to dialogue with Burundian rebels operating in the neighbouri ...

Apr 28, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

She is 60 years old, but Laetitia Ngendakumana still cries like the 10-year-old girl she was in 1972 when her father dis ...

Apr 13, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

In her 40 years living by the water's edge, Amissa Irakoze never much feared Lake Tanganyika. Floods were frequent, even ...

Mar 30, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundi's media authority announced Wednesday that it would lift a nationwide ban on the British Broadcasting Corporatio ...

Mar 21, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundi on Monday banned rickshaws, motorcycle taxis and bicycle cabs from almost all of its biggest city Bujumbura, acc ...

Feb 9, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundian civil society groups on Wednesday angrily reproached the EU over its decision to resume financial aid to the c ...

Jan 24, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundi is yet to conduct a credible and transparent investigation into a prison fire over a month ago that may have kil ...

Jan 5, 2022 | Africa: Burundi

Burundian troops have been sighted in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to reports from French news ...

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