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News Burundi » Politics: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Burundi (S/2018/89)

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/report-secretary-general-situation-burundi-s201889
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The present report covers the period since the briefing by my Special Envoy of 20 November 2017 and provides details on the latest political developments in Burundi, regional efforts to convene an inclusive dialogue and the activities of my Special Envoy ...

News Burundi » Politics: Report: Politically Motivated Killings, Arrests on Rise in Burundi

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/politically-motivated-killings-arrest-on-rise-in-burundi/4241264.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

The rights group notes all the allegations were fabricated and believe these people were killed because of their political affiliations. Mbonimpa, who is living in exile, says the human rights situation in Burundi is getting worse. “Since I began followi ...

News Burundi » Politics: Without urgent funding, Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis’ – UN refugee agency

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58540
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

An outbreak of violence in Burundi in April 2015 and, later, a political crisis along with deterioration in security and humanitarian environment has pushed the country deeper into crisis and continues fuel the exodus of its populations, some of whom have ...

News Burundi » Politics: UN chief takes aim at Burundi leader’s bid to extend rule

News channel or source: https://citizen.co.za/news/news-africa/1809355/burundi-politics-un-diplomacy/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

“While it is the sovereign right of Burundi to amend its constitution ... that seeks to achieve a maximum possible participation and consensus among the key political stakeholders,” said the report sent to the Security Council on Monday.

News Burundi » Politics: Burundi risks becoming a forgotten refugee crisis without support

News channel or source: http://www.unhcr.org/news/briefing/2018/2/5a79676a4/burundi-risks-becoming-forgotten-refugee-crisis-support.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Refugee numbers are expected to increase by over 50,000 this year as regional efforts to resolve the political crisis in the country have not made significant progress. The human rights situation inside Burundi remains worrying. Unless the political ...

News Burundi » Politics: Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis'

News channel or source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1802/S00063/burundi-risks-becoming-a-forgotten-crisis.htm
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

An outbreak of violence in Burundi in April 2015 and, later, a political crisis along with deterioration in security and humanitarian environment has pushed the country deeper into crisis and continues fuel the exodus of its populations, some of whom have ...

News Burundi » Politics: Burundi compiles new electoral roll despite protest

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/burundi-compiles-electoral-roll-despite-protest-133648322.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has criticised the determination of Burundi's current rulers to reform the constitution ... coup bid turned violent as Nkurunziza's third term caused a political crisis that has since claimed at least 1,200 lives ...

News Burundi » Politics: Feature: Voter registration starts for Burundi's constitution referendum, elections

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2018-02/09/content_50459534.htm
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

BUJUMBURA, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Voter registration started Thursday across Burundi for the country's constitutional ... He called on citizens and specifically leaders of political parties to be ready to participate in the race soon to start.

News Burundi » Politics: Dayton company donating medical supplies to impoverished countries

News channel or source: http://www.whio.com/business/dayton-company-donating-medical-supplies-impoverished-countries/IpCbezsKeJDfY8tbDSrZgL/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In 2017, Midmark donated nearly 500 items such as sterilizers, side chairs, stools, exam tables, cabinets and surgical chairs to World Vision, who then distributed them around the world, including Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, El Salvador, Mali, Nicaragua ...

News Burundi » Politics: Burundi denounces "fabricated" refugee figures by UNHCR

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/08/c_136957315.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Since 2015, more than 400,000 refugees and asylum-seekers have fled Burundi, escaping human rights abuses, continued political uncertainty and the related humanitarian crisis, said the statement. It also said that refugee numbers are expected to increase ...