US presses Burundi to abandon controversial constitutional changes

The United States has appealed to the Burundian government to drop its planned constitutional amendments which has been the source of political tension in the deeply divided nation. On Tuesday, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, Read more ›

Burundi Plunges into a Political Crisis

The resignation of three ministers of Burundi’s main opposition Union for National Progress (UPRONA) is threatening to derail the nation’s much anticipated all-inclusive 2015 elections and ignite violent conflict between its two main ethnic groups; the Hutus and the Tutsis. Read more ›