' Revelation / An incursion goes awry in Eastern DRC

Revelation / An incursion goes awry in Eastern DRC

01-02-2017 All kinds of rumors circulate about the fighting that took place on 21 December in Uvira. Burundian soldiers were killed. On the Burundi side, military communication completely denies the information. FNL fighters led by Nzabampema settled in the area claim the fight and jubilate. Who fought and why? Two (...)
' Baratuza «There are no real Burundian soldiers in Kiliba”

Baratuza «There are no real Burundian soldiers in Kiliba”

12-31-2016 The government has denied media reports of confrontations between soldiers of Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one of Burundi’s neighbours, in the west of Burundi. The two countries maintain good relations, said Gaspard Baratuza, spokesman for Burundi’s National Defense ministry, on 29 December. According to RFI, (...)
' Busoni

Busoni: the list of people“killed” lies at the heart of tensions

02-11-2015 A list published by the communal administrator, reporting nine people “killed “during the fighting at Cibitoke, is becoming highly controversial and contested. Some families speak of a charge of lies others confirm the deaths despite not having seen the corpses.-By Christian Bigirimana and Dieudonné Hakizimana,Translated by Diane Uwimana A (...)
' militaire-copie

The Burundian Army is present in the DRC

10-16-2014 The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO) confirms that a Burundian army detachment is present in the East of the DRC, at Kiliba Ondes in South Kivu. Lambert Mende, the Minister of Communications of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, refers to the operation as (...)