ARTICLES RELATING TO PIERRE NKURUNZIZA

Top aide to Burundi president escapes assassination bid

2016-11-29 12:06

A top advisor to Burundi's president and the most public face of the government has escaped an assassination attempt in the capital Bujumbura, officials say.

Group urges troops for Burundi to prevent genocide

2016-11-16 08:40

A global human rights umbrella organisation is urging Africa, Europe and the United Nations to send a civilian protection force to Burundi to prevent a possible civil war and genocide.

Burundi formally notifies UN of ICC pullout

2016-10-28 13:33

Burundi has formally notified the UN of its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, dealing a blow to the tribunal seen as a pillar of international justice.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Moz, Burundi, DRC

2016-10-19 21:06

US President Barack Obama's half-brother Malik Obama is set to attend presidential debate as Trump's guest, Zimbabwean children go hungry and Burundi set to pull out of ICC.

Burundi lawmakers vote to withdraw from ICC

2016-10-12 17:02

Burundi's lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly voted to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, after the UN began an enquiry into human rights abuses in the turbulent nation.

Burundi to leave International Criminal Court, official says

2016-10-07 21:00

Burundi will withdraw from the International Criminal Court, months after the court said it will investigate violence sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election, an official says.

Burundi: Thousands protest UN report citing rights abuses

2016-09-24 22:00

Thousands of people have staged a protest in the Burundian capital over a UN report that accuses the government of carrying out serious rights abuses

Group says Burundians don't want presidential term limits

2016-08-25 20:04

A government-backed commission in Burundi says the majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution.

Burundi talks snagged again

2016-07-12 20:34

A renewed effort to end Burundi's dragging political crisis has again crashed because the government shunned peace talks in Tanzania at the last minute.

Burundi soldier pulls grenade pin - kills self, 2

2016-06-14 21:44

A government official says two civilians in Burundi have died as a grenade exploded in the hands of a soldier, killing him as well.

 

Burundi: Thousands protest in support of embattled leader

2016-11-28 07:09

Thousands of people have taken part in street protests across Burundi in support of the government's opposition to United Nations investigators who are looking into alleged human rights abuses in the east African country.

Burundi seeks to replace UN envoy after crisis talks

2016-11-15 11:32

Burundi's president has asked the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to appoint a new envoy less than two weeks after the emissary returned from crisis talks in Bujumbura, according to a letter seen by AFP

More African countries 'likely to pull out of ICC after SA'

2016-10-21 13:50

SA's decision to pull out from the ICC is likely to lead "more African countries into wanting to follow in its footsteps", a researcher at the Institute of Security Studies says.

Burundi's president signs bill on withdrawal from ICC

2016-10-19 06:08

The president of Burundi has signed legislation to make Burundi the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Burundi suspends local activities of UN human rights office

2016-10-12 06:04

Burundi's government says it is suspending the activities of the UN human rights office there, following the release of a report implicating the country's security forces in massive rights violations.

Burundi opposition leader held for 'endangering' security

2016-09-30 06:39

The leader of an opposition party in strife-torn Burundi has been arrested and accused of "endangering state security", Burundian police have said.

Burundi detains WhatsApp group for defamation

2016-08-25 21:26

Burundi police say they have detained eight people accused of being members of a WhatsApp group, for defaming the government and insulting public institutions.

Burundi and Rwanda: A rivalry that lies at the heart of Great Lakes crises

2016-08-16 22:11

The end of two particularly bloody and dramatic civil wars saw a reversal of the political and ethnic dominance in Rwanda and Burundi, with Paul Kagame and Pierre Nkurunziza both having a profound effect on the eastern region.

Burundi school kids deface portraits to defy president

2016-06-20 09:17

A quiet protest movement is spreading in Burundi's schools where hundreds of students have been suspended in recent weeks for defacing pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza in textbooks.

Burundi teenagers held for insulting leader freed

2016-06-07 17:25

Six Burundian high school students charged with insulting President Pierre Nkurunziza have been temporarily freed.

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