Burundi: Burundi Soldier Repatriated From Somalia for Driving Alone in Mogadishu
Caporal-Chief Niyonkuru Leon was repatriated from the UN peacekeeping mission in Somalia on 9 March. He is accused of driving alone in the Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia.… Read more »
Burundi: AU Pays Tribute to Burundian Soldiers Killed in Somalia
Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, arrived in Bujumbura in the afternoon of 18 January 2017. He paid tribute to the Burundian soldiers who lost their lives in… Read more »
Burundi: Burundi Soon Withdrawing its Troops From Somalia...
The deputy head of the civilian cabinet to the president wrote a letter on January 10 to the minister of foreign affairs emphasizing the imminent withdrawal and immediate return of… Read more »
December 28, 2016
Burundi: Burundian Army Hopes its Troops in AMISOM Will Get Their Arrears"
Burundi National Defense Force Spokesman, Gaspard Baratuza, confirms the AU appeal to Burundi government to send soldiers who will replace the 40th, 41st and 42nd battalions… Read more »
November 04, 2016
Burundi: Troops Under Scrutiny By Lawmakers
Lawmakers in the National Assembly questioned Burundi's role in Somalia on 3 November. Burundi currently provides over 5,000 troops to fight for the African Union's peacekeeping… Read more »
October 21, 2016
Burundi: AMISOM Burundi Contingent Rotation Deferred
On October 10, AU decided to delay the placement of Burundian contingents deployed in the African Union peacekeeping Mission in Somalia [AMISOM] expected in November 2016. The… Read more »
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