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Burundi president condemns general’s killing as violence grows

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has condemned the killing of a senior army officer, who was shot along with his wife and bodyguard...

Senior Burundi officer missing from post, officers say he fled

A senior Burundi army officer involved in intelligence has been missing from his post since the weekend and fellow officers said he...

Burundi says ‘fine’ with request for U.N. police deployment

Burundi accepts the United Nations security council's resolution to send in police, the foreign affairs minister told Reuters on Saturday, after months...

ISS: Zuma’s lost opportunity in Burundi

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has been active on the foreign policy front in the last few weeks – with varying degrees...

Burundi president agrees to talks, free prisoners – U.N.’s Ban

Burundi's president promised on Tuesday to hold talks, free prisoners and lift arrest warrants to try and end months of violence, U.N....

EU ready to impose more sanctions on Burundi

European Union foreign ministers said on Monday they were prepared to strengthen economic sanctions on Burundi following the failure of talks to...

Gunmen kill two in Burundi as marchers rally against Rwanda

Unidentified gunmen shot dead two people in an apparent targeted killing late on Friday in Burundi, where months of violence linked to...

Africans to press Burundi to accept peacekeepers: diplomats

The African Union will send a mission to troubled Burundi to press the government to accept a peacekeeping force after the president...

African leaders trying to push Burundi to take peacekeepers -officials

African states are trying to push President Pierre Nkurunziza to accept peacekeeping troops at a summit this week to prevent Burundi sliding...

U.N. Security Council seeks to stop Burundi slide into ethnic war

The United Nations Security Council travels to Burundi on Thursday in a bid to quell political violence in the tiny African state...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...