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).
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 »