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Jean Minani re-elected as CNARED chairman

08-28-2018 In the meeting that was held on August 27, members of the National Council for the Restoration of the Arusha Accord and the Rule of Law in Burundi (CNARED), an opposition platform in exile, have elected Jean Minani, as CNARED chairman, Bernard Busokoza as his first deputy and Pamphile (...)

Politicians ask for inclusive dialogue to set roadmap to 2020 elections

06-19-2018 The Secretary General of the CNDD-FDD ruling party calls on all political actors to get involved in the development of a roadmap to the 2020 elections. Some politicians say the political climate is not conducive to lead credible, transparent and inclusive elections. “We call on the Ombudsman office to (...)

Burundi: Inaction from East African community and continuous inflammatory speeches from the ruling party will lead the country into the abyss

08-29-2016 By AmilcarRyumeko* Since end of April 2015, Burundi has plunged into a violent political crisis. The trigger: the candidacy of President Pierre Nkurunziza for a third term in office. The candidacy was contrary to both the spirit and provisions of one of Nelson Mandela’s legacies to Africa, the 2000 (...)