Politics
' Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge, the hotel that hosted the 4th round of talks.

Arusha : politicians disagree on formation of national unity government

11-29-2017 The formation of the national unity government is among eight points to be discussed during the 4th session of the inter-Burundian dialogue that began on 27 November in Arusha, Tanzania. Participants’ opinions diverge greatly on this point. The facilitator in the Burundian conflict, William Benjamin Mkapa, announced on 27 (...)
' The new CNARED Executive Board will be chaired by Jean Minani

CNARED New Executive Board for negotiated solution to Burundi crisis

11-29-2017 The National Council for the Arusha Agreement Respect and Rule of Law-CNARED, an opposition platform in exile, has just elected new members to the executive board in Belgium, this 28 November. The newly elected CNARED executive board says it plans to continue with its struggle for a negotiated solution (...)
' Pancrace Cimpaye: “ The Facilitation should postpone this dialogue”

CNARED asks Facilitation to postpone 4th round of dialogue

11-28-2017 The National Council for the Respect of the Arusha Agreement (CNARED), the main platform of Burundi opposition in exile, asks the facilitation to postpone the on-going dialogue. In a statement issued by CNARED on 27 November, Pancrace Cimpaye, CNARED spokesman, asks the facilitation to postpone the 4th session of (...)
' The 4th round of the inter-Burundian dialogue taking place in Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha: An agreement to be signed at end of talks session

11-28-2017 As Arusha is hosting the 4th Inter-Burundian Dialogue Session since Monday 27 November, the facilitator in the Burundian conflict, William Benjamin Mkapa announced the program in the evening of the same day. It is expected that at the end of this round, participants will reach an agreement signed in (...)
' Participants in the anti-President Nkurunziza’s reelection in 2015 in Bujumbura

Civil society expresses discontent over Inter-Burundian dialogue in Arusha

11-27-2017 Facilitation in the Burundian conflict is holding the 4th inter-Burundian dialogue session from November 26 to December 8 to try to resolve the crisis that Burundi has been experiencing since April 2015. Civil society organizations that have opposed the re-election of President Nkurunziza accuse the facilitation of being partial. (...)
' Evariste Ngayimpenda

Arusha: Participants expect tangible results in 4th session on Burundi crisis

11-27-2017 The dialogue between the protagonists in the Burundian crisis is taking place in Arusha, Tanzania since this 27 November. This important session brings together participants from Burundi Government, former Presidents and Vice Presidents, political parties registered in Burundi, key political actors, civil society organizations, women, the youth, leaders from (...)
' Facilitator Mkapa calls on stakeholders to put an end to the crisis.

Arusha: Deadlocked dialogue resumes

11-27-2017 The facilitation office convened the 4th round of the inter-Burundian dialogue from 27 November to 8 December. The policy of the empty chair is no longer very popular. On 27 November, the next round of Arusha talks will start to find a way out of the crisis. A session (...)
' 9th Avenue of Nyakabiga Q3, where the attack took place

Young man seriously beaten by people armed with cudgels in Nyakabiga

11-23-2017 Nyakabiga residents say criminals who beat up a young man yesterday night are members of the youth wing of the ruling CNDD-FDD (Imbonerakure). The representative of Imbonerakure in Nyakabiga neighborhood assures that these criminals will be seriously punished. Jean Berchmans Nduwayo was seriously beaten up yesterday night in Nyakabiga (...)
' Faustin Ndikumana: “There is a need to set up a follow-up framework to preserve the Arusha Agreement”

SCOs calls on participants in Arusha session to find lasting solutions

11-23-2017 Following the upcoming session of the Inter-Burundian dialogue which will be held from 27 November to 7 December in Arusha, Faustin Ndikumana,Parcem Chairman says some important points must be discussed. “For instance, the Arusha Agreement which is the strong foundation of the country’s development must be protected”, he says. (...)
' Michel Kafando: “Resolution 2303 stressed the urgency of a "genuine and inclusive" inter-Burundian dialogue”

Special UN Secretary-General Envoy to Burundi pleads for Inclusive Dialogue

11-21-2017 In a review of his mission over three months to the UN Security Council, Michel Kafando, Special Envoy of the Secretary –General to Burundi, says the United Nations must continue its mission of good offices, alongside the sub-region, to help Burundi come out of the crisis despite persistent problems. (...)