Intra-Burundi Talks Again in Disarray
A group of opposition leaders who are mainly in exile accuse the facilitator Benjamin Mkapa of bias, saying he has yielded to pressure from the government to exclude some leaders from the talks.
Army soldiers stand near a barricade surrounded by a crowd of protesters (file photo).
Iwacu, 15 February 2017
Whereas the second session of inter-Burundi dialogue is to start soon, different opinions from both the civil society and some political protagonists show that they don't believe… Read more »
Burundi: Peace Talks Appear on Shaky Ground
VOA, 15 February 2017
Talks to end Burundi’s political crisis are slated to resume Thursday, but there is renewed and widespread doubt the talks will help bring peace to the unsettled central… Read more »
Daily News, 17 February 2017
Police here have arrested three suspected Burundians over their alleged attempt to thwart the ongoing Burundi peace talks under former President Benjamin Mkapa's mediation. Read more »
East Africa: Swahili Speakers Seek Slot in Burundi Peace Talks
Daily News, 20 February 2017
As the Burundi peace talks come to climax here, some members of the minority groups from the tiny East African nation have emerged, demanding an audience. Read more »
Iwacu, 18 February 2017
The 4th round of the inter-Burundi dialogue has taken place in Arusha, Tanzania, to try to resolve the current Burundi crisis. The ruling party, CNDD-FDD, refuses to sit down with… Read more »