Featured stories about Burundi
The implementation of national social welfare systems is still in its evolutionary phase for many African countries. The achievement of the systems currently in place are discussed by social protection experts in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Stories about Burundi
12 November 2015
"...if the Burundian population remains poor, with all of the problems that come with a large population and a small territory, the country will always have violent cycles."
2 September 2015
In countries with few leading figures capable of securing the role of head of state, constitutionally mandated political changeover can be a real constraint on the political process.
15 June 2015
Arbitrary Arrests, Cybercrime, and Mass Mobile Adoption: Monitoring Digital Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Voices speaks to Tom Rhodes, the East Africa representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the state of freedom of expression online in Sub-Saharan Africa.
6 June 2015
Mass riots and a failed military coup followed Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's attempt to extend his two-term limit. The president of Uganda is seeking a fifth term.
18 February 2015
25 September 2014
Fifteen African countries including Madagascar are potentially at risk since they have the same environmental characteristics as affected countries. The prime minister says Madagascar is prepared, but others are doubtful.
24 July 2014
11 April 2014
12 November 2013
25 July 2013
"Some people, known for their political activism, knowingly share false information." In this post we look at fact-checking projects in Francophone online media.
28 February 2013
The Court of Burundi revised the life sentence for journalist and Radio France International correspondent Hassan Ruvakuki on appeal, reducing his sentence to three years imprisonment. Media professionals demonstrated in...
14 December 2012
The ongoing conflict between M23 rebels and the Congolese army cannot be totally understood without some historical background on the genesis of these conflicts in the great lakes region. Here...