Burundi: Talks Remain Ineffective As Crisis Continues
In early December 2017, a new round of talks led by the East African Community (EAC) was initiated in Arusha, Tanzania, with the aim of reaching an agreement to end the Burundian… Read more »
Africa: The AU Should Take a Stand On Burundi's Constitutional Review
Burundi will hold a referendum in May 2018 on a constitutional amendment that could enable President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in power past 2020. The proposed changes would weaken… Read more »
Burundi: Do Global Actors Have What It Takes to Help Burundi?
Since Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in early 2015, political instability across the country has tested the limits of global… Read more »
November 16, 2017
Africa: Will Other African Countries Follow Burundi Out of the ICC?
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been authorised to begin investigations into alleged crimes against humanity in Burundi between 26 April 2015 and 26… Read more »
March 23, 2017
Southern Africa: Burundi Keeps Knocking At SADC's Door
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) may not seem such an exclusive club to many of its own citizens. After all, a few of its members - Swaziland and Zimbabwe spring… Read more »
January 17, 2017
Burundi: Can Burundi Bury the Ghosts of Its Troubled Past?
Although Burundi has experienced chronic instability of late, this mass grave is not connected to recent events. Not directly, anyway - although modern Burundi continues to be… Read more »
September 08, 2016
East Africa: EAC Must Use Its Leverage in Burundi
Journalist Jean Bigirimana has been missing since 22 July. Two weeks after his disappearance, his colleagues at Iwacu - Burundi's only independent newspaper - received news that a… Read more »
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