president pierre nkurunziza
'If They See Me Alive, They'll Kill Me': Burundi Refugees Filling Up Camps Across the Border
Around 150,000 people have fled the small East African country of Burundi in past months to escape growing political turmoil, intimidation, and violent repression.
Assassination of Opposition Figure in Burundi Derails Talks Between Protesters and Government
The head of a small opposition party in Burundi was gunned down along with a bodyguard on Saturday in a drive-by shooting in the country’s capital.
Protesters Brave Threats to Return Burundi's Streets Following Failed Coup Against President
President Pierre Nkurunziza has sacked his defense and foreign ministers in the wake of a failed coup, while protesters are back on the streets for the first time since the attempted ouster.