Armed Men Wage Attacks on Military in Burundi as the World Warns of Civil War Risk
Gunmen carried out attacks on military bases throughout Burundi and gunfire could still be heard in the capital as night fell. The clashes follow a week of violent incidents that have become almost routine in the country.
Burundi’s President Tells His Citizens to Give Up Their Guns — Or Else
Pierre Nkurnziza said civilians will be arrested and charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law if they don’t hand over their weapons by Saturday.
Deadly Violence Ahead of Burundi's Election Foreshadows Struggle Ahead
As polls are now closing, the country is poised for more of the violent political turmoil that has plagued the African nation for the past months.
Rally of the Ruling Party: Burundi on the Brink (Dispatch 6)
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.
Nighttime Violence in Bujumbura: Burundi On The Brink (Dispatch 5)
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.