Antoine Kaburahe

Fribourg, Switzerland: the Last Dance

Some twenty Burundian artists invited to perform at the 44th edition of the Fribourg International Folklore Festival have “vanished into thin air “, to use the words of a Swiss media. I will not comment such “disappearance”, because fleeing one’s country is a personal choice, very difficult and always painful. All exiles know that no […] (...)

ANALYSIS – Burundi: Nkurunziza Referendum that solves nothing whatsoever

By Antoine Kaburahe and Jean-François Bastin* Ever since 2015, polls in Burundi have been manipulated by a regime desperate to get out of the political quagmire it brought about. Each and every time, it completely failed. The constitutional referendum of May 17 has just, once again, proven this fact. We propose in this paper to […] (...)