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ISS: Burundi and Rwanda on a reconciliation path

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Since Burundi accused Rwanda of backing a coup attempt against it in 2015, relations between the two countries have been rocky. Most of the...

Four Burundians to be US sanction-free

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The US will lift restrictions on four Burundians it sanctioned in 2015 over violence in the country, the White House said. In 2015, the US...

Bujumbura explosions kill five

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Explosions killed at least five people and injured 50 in Burundi’s largest city Bujumbura on Monday, the prime minister and a health worker said...

Burundi gunmen kill 18 in convoy ambush, some victims burnt alive

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Unknown armed assailants killed 18 people when they attacked a two-vehicle convoy in central Burundi over the weekend, government officials and witnesses said on...

Gunmen kill eight in ambush on passing cars in Burundi

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Gunmen belonging to a gang of armed robbers shot dead eight people including a senior military officer in an ambush on four cars travelling...

Ex-Burundi president gets prison term for 1993 killing of victorious election...

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Burundi’s top court has sentenced a former president to life in prison for the 1993 murder of another president who had defeated him in...

Burundi impunity for abuses continues, says UN report, as another mass...

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Impunity for rape, murder and other abuses is still widespread in Burundi despite a change of government, a UN report released on Thursday said. The...

Six die in Burundi attack

Unidentified attackers shot and killed six people in northern Burundi, an official said, weeks after a similar attack in a southern province. The group launched...

At least 15 dead as rebels attack southern Burundi

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At least 15 people were killed when gunmen attacked an area in southern Burundi, three local witnesses told Reuters on Monday. It was unclear whether...

Congo soldier shoots dead 12 in drunken rampage

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A soldier shot dead 12 people and injured nine others during a drunken rampage in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday evening, regional...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...