Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 06:20
Burundi’s ruling CNDD-FDD party has indicated it will conditionally accept the call by East African leaders to delay the July 15 presidential election two weeks to July 30.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:50
Burundian President Nkurunziza’s continued disregard for the Arusha Agreement has resulted in dozens of deaths, the exodus of over 144,000 Burundians, and a freefall in the Burundian economy causing suffering to millions of Burundians.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:45
Burundi's parliamentary election has been declared neither fair nor free by UN monitors. Monday's poll was boycotted by opposition parties. The USA says Burundi's July 15 presidential election should be delayed.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:31
The United States says it is suspending some security assistance to Burundi because of abuses committed by police during political protests and the government's decision to proceed with what the U.S. says were "flawed" parliamentary elections.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:31
Up to twenty people have died after an alleged police raid on civilian homes turned violent in parts of Burundi's capital Bujumbura on the day President Pierre Nkurunziza led the country's 53rd Independence Day celebrations.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 06:37
Pierre Nkurunziza claims win for his party in Monday's parliamentary poll which was boycotted by 17 opposition groups.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 06:37
The United States is deeply disappointed that the government of Burundi moved forward with parliamentary elections today despite woefully inadequate conditions for them to be credible.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 06:34
Burundians voted for a new parliament on Monday after a night of sporadic blasts and gunshots and weeks of violent protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's attempt to win a third term in office.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 13:43
In light of Burundian President Nkurunziza’s continued efforts to violate the Arusha Agreement, seek a third term and press ahead with electoral dates, the United States is placing on hold technical assistance to Burundi's Independent National Electoral Commission
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:27
In light of Burundian President Nkurunziza’s continued efforts to violate the Arusha Agreement, seek a third term and press ahead with electoral dates, the U.S. is placing on hold technical assistance to Burundi's Independent National Electoral Commission.