Sat, 04 Jul 2020 17:42:24 GMT
EAC MPs Miss Salaries in Cash Crunch, As Burundi and South Sudan Face Expulsion
[East African] Employees of the East African Legislative Assembly are yet to get their June salaries, while members of parliament have gone three months without their full pay as the cash-strapped institution scrambles to put together its 2021 annual...

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:48:31 GMT
Elections Are Just a Ritual of Passing on the Graft Baton
[East African] Burundi has just concluded a presidential election. The new man at the helm has vowed to continue in the 'Nyayo' of his predecessor.

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:10:31 GMT
Slimmed-Down Cabinet Dominated By Ex-Regime Hardliners
[RFI] Burundi's President Evariste Ndayishimiye has unveiled a slimmed-down cabinet of only 15 ministers, dominated by former regime hardliners such as the head of the feared intelligence service.

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:13:35 GMT
Military Pushes Back Armed Attack From Burundian Territory
[RFI] Rwanda's army foiled an attack by an armed Burundian group at the weekend, targeting a displaced persons camp about one kilometre into Rwandan territory, according to the Rwandan Defence Forces (RDF). Four of the attackers were killed.

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 03:18:51 GMT
Peacebuilding Expertise Plays Role in COVID-19 Era
[allAfrica] As South Africa prepared for its first democratic elections in 1994, political tensions and domestic conflict escalated. Two years earlier, Wiseman Nkuhlu, now Chancellor of the University of Pretoria, was a founding trustee of The Africa...