- Burundi: Presidential adviser survives attack by gunmen Updated: Nov-27-15 1:16 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda - An adviser to Burundi's president survived an apparent assassination attempt Friday when gunmen opened fire at his vehicle while he was being driven to work, highlighting the growing insecurity in the central African nation.
- Burundi implicates respected journalist in failed coup Updated: Nov-25-15 8:19 am
KIGALI, Rwanda - Buurndi's government is seeking to extradite a prominent journalist from Belgium over charges he played a role in a failed coup attempt against the government, the journalist said Wednesday.
- Burundi's government suspends 10 civic groups amid unrest Updated: Nov-23-15 3:28 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Burundi's government on Monday suspended the licenses of 10 non-governmental organizations over allegations they have been involved in anti-government activities.
- US imposes sanctions related to violence in Burundi Updated: Nov-23-15 11:44 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is imposing sanctions against individuals in Burundi the U.S. says are contributing to violence in the African nation.
- US envoy in Uganda to encourage Burundi peace talks Updated: Nov-13-15 10:28 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - Washington stepped up efforts to end bloodshed in Burundi Friday by sending a regional envoy to Uganda to encourage talks to resolve the crisis, a Ugandan official said Friday.
- UN condemns Burundi killings, threatens possible sanctions Updated: Nov-12-15 5:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Thursday condemning killings in Burundi and threatening sanctions, while international leaders urgently called for the government and opposition to meet amid fears that the African nation is at risk of genocide.
- Morocco, Guinea win in WCup qualifying, Uganda upsets Togo Updated: Nov-12-15 4:44 pm
Morocco, Guinea and Congo all won their first-leg games in World Cup qualifying on Thursday, while there were upsets as Uganda won in Togo and Benin beat Burkina Faso.
- US warns Burundi leaders over killings, urges dialogue Updated: Nov-10-15 1:49 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - The U.S. envoy to Africa's Great Lakes region on Tuesday urged Burundi's government and the opposition to start internationally mediated talks without pre-conditions in order to end the country's political crisis.
- Obama to remove Burundi from African trade act Updated: Oct-30-15 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says Burundi isn't making enough progress toward establishing rule of law and will be removed from a U.S. trade preference program for African countries.