Burundi Refugee Funds Dwindling - UN
With no sign of improvement in the political situation, the total refugee population is expected to grow to over half a million by the end of 2017, the UN warns.
A Burudian child prepares a meal at Mahama refugee camp. Environmentalists are warning about the dire effects of cutting trees for firewood.
Burundi: Two Years On, Serious Crisis Persist
Iwacu, 1 May 2017
Two years after the announcement of the candidacy of Pierre Nkurunziza for another term that plunged the country into a political crisis, Burundi is struggling to see the end of… Read more »
Burundi: Refugees Still Stream Into Rwanda
East African, 2 May 2017
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has noted that there has been a steady flow of Burundian refugees into Rwanda. Read more »
East African, 20 May 2017
The European Union has asked Burundi to allow the UN Human Rights Office to resume operations in the country to give negotiations on Brussels lifting its suspension on aid against… Read more »
Citizen, 22 May 2017
The European Union (EU) has rejected a request of the East African Community about abolishing restrictions on Burundi, saying the restrictions will continue until the political… Read more »
UN News, 23 May 2017
The United Nations refugee agency has increased its funding appeal by $36 million to support Burundians fleeing their homes in what could become the third-largest refugee crisis in… Read more »