Burundi Coup Suspects Absent From Peace Talks?
Sources close to the office of the facilitator of Inter-Burundi Dialogue say some opposition leaders who fled the country after being implicated in the the May 2015 coup attempt against the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza had not been invited.
Monitor, 9 February 2017
Talks aimed to end political violence in strife-torn Burundi resume in Arusha next week under former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Sources close to the office of the… Read more »
Daily News, 9 February 2017
Retired President, Benjamin William Mkapa, in his capacity as a facilitator in the "Burundi mediation truce" has announced the beginning of a formal dialogue after completion of… Read more »
Burundi: Presumed Rebels?
Iwacu, 6 February 2017
124 Burundians from the prisons of Uvira and Bukavu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo were handed over to Burundian authorities on 31 January. An action which has not… Read more »
East Africa: Talks On Burundi Peace Set to Resume
Citizen, 9 February 2017
Talks aiming at ending political violence in Burundi will resume next week under retired President Benjamin Mkapa with exiled politicians not likely to attend. Read more »
The attempt on the life of Willy Nyamitwe, senior communication advisor to President Nkurunziza, has created confusion, with with accusations from all sides. Read more »