Kagame

Burundi

Election Results and Post-Poll Violence: Burundi on the Brink (Dispatch 8)

Though the presidential elections in Burundi have concluded, political violence surrounding the controversial vote has not simmered.
VICE News
7.28.15
Burundi

Violence and Protests on Polling Day: Burundi on the Brink (Dispatch 7)

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.
VICE News
7.22.15
Burundi

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.
VICE News
7.21.15
Burundi

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.
VICE News
7.20.15
Burundi

The Spoils of War: Burundi on the Brink (Dispatch 4)

The Burundian army held a press conference, showing off seized weaponry and captured fighters following last week’s clashes with armed rebels.
VICE News
7.16.15
Burundi

Fleeing to Rwanda: Burundi On The Brink (Dispatch 1)

VICE News stops through Rwanda en route to Burundi to hear testimony of what life is like in Bujumbura amidst the current political crisis.
VICE News
7.10.15
africa

Rwanda Versus the BBC: Broadcaster Faces Growing Storm Over Documentary's 'Genocide Denial'

A film offering a different version of the 1994 genocide has drawn the outrage of a nation, possible criminal charges and an international campaign. It is even being used as evidence by war crimes suspects.
James Rippingale
3.18.15