' The Mulongwe border post where these alleged rebels were transported before being driven to Uvira

Twenty alleged Mayi-Mayi rebels handed over to Congolese authorities

02-10-2018 According to reliable sources, nearly 20 rebels from Mai-Mai Yakutumba rebel group who were detained at the National intelligence Services were handed over to the authorities of the province of South Kivu this Thursday, February 8. The operation took place in the afternoon at Gatumba border post on the (...)
' The truck depot where the grenade attack occurred

Over 20 arrested for investigation after grenade attack at truck depot

02-08-2018 At least 20 people have been arrested for investigations following an attack that took place at a truck depot in the North East of Bujumbura city this Tuesday 06 February, 2018 at around 8:20 p.m. “I was in this bar when I heard a strange sound .In few minutes, (...)
' Lusenda refugee camp

Burundian refugees from Lusenda camp prevented from holding demonstrations

01-31-2018 Burundian refugees from Lusenda camp located at 60 km of South Uvira in eastern Democratic Republic of Cong are angry. They wanted to go on demonstration on Monday, but the police did not allow them. They call for food assistance. They have just spent two weeks without aid, said (...)
' The burnt compound of the Ministry of Environment

Fire erupts in Environment Ministry office and destroys records

01-31-2018 At around 12 noon, fire has broken out in the environment ministry compound located in the centre of Bujumbura. The room where all the office equipment and records of the ministry are kept has caught fire. “All Managing Directors’ offices had their equipment kept in the burnt room. Almost (...)
' Women intercepted in Mabanda going to Oman

Police intercept 13 young women and boy going to Oman

01-30-2018 Burundian police intercepted on 28 January 13 women and one boy, victims of human trafficking and two people (a man and woman) allegedly involved in the trafficking of the latter in Mabanda commune, in southern Burundi. “These people were in two buses when they got arrested. They were visibly (...)
' Congolese Refugees at Rumonge Crown Court.

Humanitarian organizations to urgently assist Congolese refugees

01-26-2018 More than 4460 Congolese refugees have arrived since Wednesday night in Rumonge commune, in the south of Burundi. They flee confrontations between Mayi Mayi yakutumba rebel movement and the Congolese army-FARDC in South Kivu. This Friday 26 January 2018, humanitarian organisations rushed to assist them. “The situation is alarming, (...)
' Nyabihanga map

Two loyal supporters of Agathon Rwasa arrested in Nyabihanga Commune

01-10-2018 Stany Ntakarutimana and Innocent Niyungeko, both supporters of the leader of the Burundian opposition, Agathon Rwasa were arrested on January 7, 2018, in Nyabihanga Commune of Mwaro province in the center of the country. According to Fabien Mahera, a political leader in Mwaro Province, the two staunch supporters of (...)
' Félix Ntahonkuriye, signatory of the declaration

FNL rebel movement chief of staff dismissed

01-09-2018 Major General Aloys Nzabampema and the president of this rebel movement, Isidore Nibizi have been dismissed from their functions, reads a statement issued on Friday, January 5, by Major General Felix Ntahonkuriye on behalf of the “FNL Movement Rehabilitation Committee”. The dismissed chief of staff is accused of divulging (...)
' Agathon Rwasa: "They ignored my request my concern and removed soldiers who were guarding me"

Rwasa worried about change of his guard

01-03-2018 “They ignored my request and concern and removed soldiers who were guarding me,” says Agathon Rwasa, First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and the chairman of the opposition political coalition ‘Amizero y’Abarundi’. He says his safety is in danger. On December 27, the soldiers who were guarding him (...)
' Agathon Rwasa: "They want to harm me."

Agathon Rwasa worries about his security

12-29-2017 Agathon Rwasa, the chairman of the coalition of “Amizero y’Abarundi” and First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly says he is deeply concerned about his security as he continues to be persecuted. On 27 December, the agents of the National Defense Forces told him that his security guards had (...)
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