Sunday, March 24, 2019

Burundi ‘to shut UN rights office’

The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office in the country within two months, foreign ministry and...

Curfew imposed on Nigerian city of Jos

A dusk to dawn curfew has been imposed on the city of Jos, in Nigeria's central Plateau state, and its surrounding area following hours...

Burundi suspends foreign NGOs

Burundi has suspended the activities of most foreign non-governmental organisations (NGO) until they comply with a new law imposing tighter controls on their operations. The...

Burundi head teacher busted sitting student’s exam

As cheating in school exams goes, the Burundian record has just been broken by a high school headmaster who disguised himself as a student...

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza Agrees to Step Down in 2020

In a surprise move, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would step down in 2020, despite widespread belief that he backed a new...

Burundi rejects donated French donkeys

An adviser to Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has described a donation of 10 donkeys by the French embassy to villagers in Gitega province an...

Nkurunzinza heading for big referendum win

Burundi's electoral board has announced some provisional results following Thursday's referendum - and so far, it looks like President Pierre Nkurunzinza's camp is winning. BBC...

Burundi leads violent crackdown ahead of vote – rights group

Human Rights Watch says Burundi government forces and members of the ruling party have killed, beaten and intimidated people they regard as opponents of...

Burundi: President Nkurunziza make bids to rule till 2034

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a referendum campaign to prolong his stay in power until 2034, news agency AFP reports. The push is aimed...

ICC judges authorise opening of an investigation regarding Burundi situation

International judges have approved the opening of a full investigation into alleged crimes against humanity in Burundi, where at least 1,200 people have died...

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LATEST: President Mnangagwa to fly out again tomorrow, parks expensive Dubai jet at Mugabe...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has hired a luxurious private jet for his trips locally and regionally, with the Airbus A318-100 being kept on standby ahead...

Kenya at the door of China for another railway loan

Despite a warning from the World Bank that Kenya’s future debt service payment will hit a higher notch in three years, the government is...

Kenya’s president deactivates Facebook and Twitter accounts

All social media accounts for Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta have been deactivated after someone gained "unauthorised access", his chief of staff has tweeted. Nzioka Waita...