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News Burundi: Burundi's new foreign minister once led violent youth group

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/20/burundis-new-foreign-minister-once-led-violent-youth-group.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Burundi's president has appointed the former leader of a violent youth group linked to the ruling party as his foreign minister. In a Cabinet reshuffle announced Thursday night, President Pierre Nkurunziza appointed Ezechiel Nibigira ...

News Burundi: Burundi replaces foreign minister with ex-head of ruling party youth wing

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-burundi-politics/burundi-replaces-foreign-minister-with-ex-head-of-ruling-party-youth-wing-idUSKBN1HR18W
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza replaced his foreign minister with the former head of the ruling party’s youth wing less than a month before a constitutional referendum that could keep him in power until 2034. Nkurunziza’s ...

News Burundi: Burundi Names New Foreign Minister as Nation Prepares for Vote

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-20/burundi-names-new-foreign-minister-as-nation-readies-for-vote
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Burundi’s president appointed five new ministers, including a former chairman of the ruling party’s youth wing as foreign affairs chief, a month before a referendum that could extend his rule until 2034. Ezechiel Nibigira will replace Alain Aime ...

News Burundi: Eight arrested in Burundi for planning to disrupt key vote

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/eight-arrested-burundi-planning-disrupt-key-vote-143308222.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Nairobi (AFP) - Burundi police said Friday eight people had been arrested for planning attacks to disrupt a constitutional referendum next month that could keep President Pierre Nkurunziza in power until 2034. Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye said ...

News Burundi: ‘No Comment’ in Burundi

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/20/no-comment-burundi
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The Burundian government desperately wants an overwhelming win in next month’s constitutional referendum that will enable the president to extend his term in office. To do this, it must present the image of unity in the country – and open debate and ...

News Burundi: Burundi forces kill perceived regime opponents, says group

News channel or source: https://www.seattlepi.com/news/world/article/Burundi-forces-kill-suspected-government-critics-12840123.php
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Burundi's government forces and ruling party members have beaten and killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could allow the president to extend his rule, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, citing what it called ...

News Burundi: Burundi forces kill suspected government critics, says group

News channel or source: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/ap/world/burundi-forces-kill-suspected-government-critics-says-group/article_3ce7255d-2f98-51b1-bba3-d29b09eac442.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Human Rights Watch says Burundi's government forces and ruling party members have beaten and killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule. The rights group reported Tuesday ...

News Burundi: Cabinet reshuffle ahead of Burundi referendum

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/cabinet-reshuffle-ahead-burundi-referendum-092600136.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Nairobi (AFP) - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza reshuffled his cabinet Thursday, replacing the foreign minister but keeping officials in charge of next month's constitutional referendum that could see him stay in power until 2034. High-profile ...

News Burundi: HRW: Burundi government engaging in violence against referendum opponents

News channel or source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2018/04/hrw-burundi-government-engaging-in-violence-against-referendum-opponents.php
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

[JURIST] The Burundi government has "killed, beaten, and intimidated perceived opponents of a constitutional referendum ... that would enable the president to extend his term in office," Human Rights Watch (HRW) said [press release] Tuesday. This ...

News Burundi: Burundi inflation jumps to 2.6 pct in March

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKBN1HP28N-OZABS
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi’s year-on-year inflation rose to 2.6 percent in March from 1.3 percent in the previous month, the country’s statistics office said on Wednesday. The East African nation’s economy has been battered by a political crisis ...