The International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorised a full investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity in Burundi.
Last week, Burundi became the first nation to withdraw from the Rome Statute, bringing an end to the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction in the African country. A year after the country first threatened to abandon the Hague-based court, Burundi has
Burundi has become the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The Burundian government has approved changes to the country’s constitution that could allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to extend his reign over the troubled nation for another 14 years.
Burundi vice-president Gaston Sindimwo says the country is committed to fighting brain drain.
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) killed at least 36 Burundi refugees during protests over plans to send them back to Burundi.
One of Burundi’s leading rebel groups has promised to step up attacks against the country’s government.
Tanzania’s government is urging the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to repatriate more than 8,000 Burundi refugees.
Burundi’s rapid decline into political crisis in 2015 is one of the region’s darkest stories since the turn of the century. Experts warn the country could plunge into an ethnic conflict similar to the horrors of neighbouring Rwanda in 1994,
A high school robotics team from Burundi has gone missing in the United States during an international robotics competition.