UN probe urges Burundi to break 'cycle of violence'
The UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi urged the East African country's new government on Monday to "break the cycle of violence" and start cooperating with the United Nations.
Burundi changes tack as president declares COVID-19 'biggest enemy'
Burundi's new President Evariste Ndayishimiye has declared the coronavirus the country's "biggest enemy", in a major about-turn for a nation which has largely ignored the dangers of the virus.
Burundi's new president Ndayishimiye takes power in troubled nation
Burundi's new president, Evariste Ndayishimiye, took the oath of office at a colourful ceremony in the capital on Thursday, assuming the helm of a troubled nation after the sudden death of his predecessor.
Burundi's new president Ndayishimiye to take office
Burundi's newly elected president Evariste Ndayishimiye will be sworn in on Thursday, after the sudden death of his predecessor who left him an isolated nation in political and economic turmoil.
Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death
Burundi convened an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza dies
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of heart failure, the government said Tuesday. "The Government of the Republic of Burundi announces with great sadness the unexpected death of His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi... following heart failure on June 8, 2020," it said in a post on its official Twitter account.…
Burundi expected to announce Ndayishimiye next president
Burundi's election commission is expected Monday to declare Evariste Ndayishimiye the country's next president, with all signs showing the ruling party's candidate
Burundi opposition leader rejects 'fantasy' early poll results
Burundi's main opposition leader has rejected early signs the ruling party is heading for victory in this week's general election, describing the results from 12 percent of municipalities as "fantasy."