At least 24 people have been killed in clashes between police and armed militants in the outskirts of Burundi’s largest city, Bujumbura.
More than 6,000 bodies have been found across six mass graves in Burundi – the largest discovery since excavations began in 2014.
With Burundi gearing up for historic elections on May 20, the campaign season is fast approaching and, with so much uncertainty surrounding the upcoming election, few things are certain ahead of the vote. However, one thing we do know for
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Burundi of convicting four journalists in “a flawed trial”.
A court in Burundi has sentenced four journalists to two and a half years in prison for attempting to undermine state security.
Burundi’s parliament has voted to provide outgoing president Pierre Nkurunziza a luxury villa and pay him $530,000 when he leaves office.
More than 4,000 mass graves have been found in Burundi as part of investigations carried out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza reaffirmed on Saturday that he will not run for a fourth term in power in next year’s election.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Burundian refugees in Tanzania are being pressured into returning to their home country.
The UK’s Political Coordinator at the UN has warned the Security Council that Burundi remains a threat to international peace and security.