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Burundi Government boycotts the Arusha dialogue

02-16-2017 The Burundian Government spokesman announced on 15 February that the Government would not be represented in the inter-Burundi dialogue session scheduled from 16 to 18 February in Arusha, Tanzania. “The Government has decided not to send a delegation to Arusha to attend the inter-Burundian dialogue session scheduled from 16 (...)
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Does Pierre Nkurunziza intend to run for another term?

01-16-2017 Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has advanced the possibility of his candidacy in the 2020 elections. An announcement that arouses controversy. Written by Agnès Ndirubusa and translated by Pierre Emmanuel Ngendakumana “If the new Constitution allows it and the people demand it, I will not refuse”. An announcement by Pierre (...)
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Metropolitan Area Network launched in Capital Bujumbura

12-20-2016 Alongside the official inauguration of digital television, Burundi President, Pierre Nkurunziza, has introduced the optical fibre Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) on this 19 December 2016. The event marked an important step towards the increase of the penetration of information and communication technologies that Nestor Bankumukunzi, the Minister in charge (...)
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President promulgates Burundi withdrawal from ICC

10-19-2016 On 18 October, Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has promulgated the law on the withdrawal of Burundi from the International Criminal Court.Following the decision, the President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, H.E. Mr. Sidiki Kaba, expressed concern about this development. (...)
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Burundi Government will never negotiate with “so-called coup plotters”

07-19-2016 The second round of the inter-Burundian dialogue recently held in Arusha was a success despite some reported irregularities. Opposition and civil society representatives deplore the lack of willingness on the part of the Government of Burundi to find out solutions to the current Burundi crisis, while the latter declares (...)
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