Politics
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Ombudsman concerned over correspondences between Uganda and Burundi presidents

12-14-2018 After a meeting with different presidents of commissions and councils of human rights operating in Burundi this 13 December 2018, Burundi Ombudsman has said he is concerned about the recent exchange of letters between the presidents of Uganda and Burundi. Edouard Nduwimana, Burundi Ombudsman, says the president of Uganda (...)
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Nyabihanga: Three people including two opposition supporters arrested for holding illegal meeting

12-11-2018 Stany Ntakarutimana, the representative of the supporters of the political leader Agathon Rwasa in Nyabihanga Commune, Valentin Nzeyimana, Rwasa supporter and Dative Ntabomfise, the wife of the former administrator of Nyabihanga have been detained since yesterday in the cell of the communal police station. Source on the sport reports (...)
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Ex-President Buyoya targeted by Burundi Justice

12-10-2018 An arrest warrant has been issued against Former Burundi President Pierre Buyoya and sixteen former senior military officials and civilians. They would be involved in the assassination of President Ndadaye. Buyoya denounces a political manoeuvre. The case was most commented on by Burundians. The Attorney General of the Republic (...)
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Burundi president recommends EAC summit focusing only on Burundi and Rwandan conflict

12-08-2018 Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza sent on 4 December to his counterpart president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Ugandan president and also facilitator in Burundi conflict a letter asking him to convene an extraordinary EAC Heads of State summit whose agenda will be to settle the conflict between Burundi and Rwanda. President (...)
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New CVR president promises to abide by law

12-07-2018 During the handover of responsibilities from the old to the new team of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission-CVR, the new president of the commission has promised to go by the book. Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, new president of CVR, has said the newly appointed commission will work according to the (...)
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FENADEB concerned over future of children whose mother was killed by spouse

12-07-2018 The federation of associations engaged in the defense of child rights-FENADED is concerned about the future of children whose mother was killed by her spouse, a police officer while his role is to protect people. “FENADED condemns this heinous crime that took away a life of an innocent person (...)
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Burundi National Assembly dismisses AU Commission chairman arguments over Ndadaye assassination case

12-06-2018 In a statement released on December 5, Burundi National Assembly rejects the arguments put forward by Faki Mahamat Moussa, chairman of the African Union commission who sees the reopening of the case on the assassination of President Melchior Ndadaye as an act that could undermine national unity and hinder (...)
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Ex-President calls on Burundians not to speculate on President Ndadaye assassination case

12-04-2018 After the Attorney General of the Republic reopened the case on the assassination of President Ndadaye, Sylvestre Ntibantunganya, former Burundi President appeals to Burundians not to speculate on the case. The Attorney General of the Republic, Sylvestre Nyandwi, issued on November 30, international arrest warrants against 17 Burundians involved (...)
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EAC Summit :Epistolary war

12-03-2018 The 20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community was held in Arusha on Friday 30 November 2018. Bujumbura had asked for its postponement to “better prepare for it”. On Saturday, 24 November 2018, President Pierre Nkurunziza wrote a letter to Yoweri Museveni, Chairman of (...)
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EAC: 20th Summit of Heads of State postponed to 27 December

11-30-2018 The 20th EAC Summit of Heads of State scheduled on 30 November in Arusha, Tanzania has been postponed to 27 December. The main reason of the postponement is the lack of quorum due to the absence of Burundi government. According to the treaty of EAC community, all Heads of (...)
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