Tag Archives: Burundi

23 January 20

Outgoing Burundi president to get luxury villa, lifetime salary

Burundi’s parliament has voted to provide outgoing president Pierre Nkurunziza a luxury villa and pay him $530,000 when he leaves office.

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16 January 20

More than 4,000 mass graves discovered in Burundi

More than 4,000 mass graves have been found in Burundi as part of investigations carried out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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23 December 19

Burundi: President Nkurunziza insists he won’t run again

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza reaffirmed on Saturday that he will not run for a fourth term in power in next year’s election.

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12 December 19

HRW Burundians pressured into leaving Tanzania

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Burundian refugees in Tanzania are being pressured into returning to their home country.

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06 November 19

UK: Burundi remains threat to international peace and security

The UK’s Political Coordinator at the UN has warned the Security Council that Burundi remains a threat to international peace and security.

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31 October 19

Burundi: UNHCR raises concerns over forcibly returned refugees

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has repeated its stance that all refugees returning to Burundi must do voluntarily, without any pressure from the governments of Tanzania and Burundi.

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24 October 19

Burundi: 14 armed men from DRC killed, security force say

Security forces in Burundi say they have killed at least 14 armed men from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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18 October 19

Burundi: More than 40 arrested in currency crackdown

More than 40 people in Burundi have been arrested as part of a government campaign targeting black-market currency trading.

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15 October 19

Tanzania: President tells Burundi refugees to ‘go back home’

Tanzania President John Magufuli has told Burundian refugees in the country to “go back home” as plans to repatriate almost 200,000 refugees come into effect.

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05 October 19

Burundi: 590 refugees return from Tanzania

Almost 600 Burundian refugees have returned to the country from neighbouring Tanzania as part of a major repatriation campaign.

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