The protests came after the country’s electoral authorities missed their own deadline for deciding whether to allow the opposition to move efforts to force a recall referendum on President Nicolás Maduro to the next stage.
Though the presidential elections in Burundi have concluded, political violence surrounding the controversial vote has not simmered.
On the day of the controversial presidential elections, VICE News visits polling stations across Burundi's capital, and witnesses Nyakabiga's last act of protest before the polls closed for the day.
In the latest dispatch, VICE News attended a CNDD-FDD rally in Cibitoke Province, and spoke with a former high-ranking official of Burundi’s ruling party, now living in exile in Rwanda.
VICE News visits an opposition neighborhood in Bujumbura during the night to see what defense mechanisms have been put in place, and witnesses the aftermath of the violence that occurs overnight.
The Burundian army held a press conference, showing off seized weaponry and captured fighters following last week’s clashes with armed rebels.
VICE News stops through Rwanda en route to Burundi to hear testimony of what life is like in Bujumbura amidst the current political crisis.
The country's political leaders have failed to arrive at a solution to put an end to Macedonia’s unrest, one day after tens of thousands took to the streets calling for the prime minister to resign.
Only a decade removed from a civil war and genocide that preyed on a Hutu-Tutsi divide, Burundi is once again a nation on edge.
After months of relatively peaceful demonstrations and a week of massive anti-government rallies, protests in Bangkok have turned violent.