Articles containing the tag ‘Burundi
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 24th, 2015

    Opposition Leader Shot in Burundi as Protests Continue

    Things have taken a twist for the worst in Burundi in the Great Lakes Region after an opposition leader and his body guard were shot and killed by gunmen on Saturday, the head of a civil society group has told ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

    Burundi Crisis: Celebrations in the Streets as EAC Condemns Coup

    While the East African Community is in a meeting which is aimed at resolving the crisis in Burundi, a former intelligence officer has announced the ousting of the President of the country for violating the co... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

    East Africa Silent About Protests as Burundi Slides into Constitutional Crisis: Amnesty International

    As Burundi tightens its hand on all forms of media coverage on the issue of protests against their President Pierre Nkurunziza running for a third term and moved to clamp down on protesters, a rights group has ... Read more »