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Africa: Burundi

President Evariste Ndayishimiye took power two years ago, ending years of isolationism to great fanfare, but failing to improve its dire record on rights abuses.  By TCHANDROU NITANGA AFPFile

'Not in the regime's DNA': authoritarian Burundi's slow reopening

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 ...

Dec 7, 2021 | Africa: Burundi

A massive fire tore through an overcrowded prison in Burundi before dawn on Tuesday, killing dozens of inmates and serio ...

Dec 7, 2021 | Africa: Burundi

A massive fire ripped through an overcrowded prison in Burundi before dawn on Tuesday, killing dozens of inmates and ser ...

Dec 7, 2021 | Africa: Burundi

A massive fire ripped through an overcrowded prison in Burundi before dawn on Tuesday, with fears of heavy casualties as ...

Nov 22, 2021 | Africa: Burundi

A high-profile Burundian government critic has lashed out at the US government for lifting sanctions against his country ...

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