Fire in Bujumbura
Fire in Bujumbura
Burundi’s Purple Finger Problem

Burundians took to the polls on Tuesday, but did so in a climate of fear and violence.

Fire in Bujumbura
Burundi Coup Fails as Protestors Push On

Leaders of the attempted coup in Burundi were arrested this morning. Protestors, however, vow to continue their demonstrations against the country’s President.

Fire in Bujumbura
Attempted Coup Pushes Burundi into Chaos

A coup was attempted last night against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza. Government forces claim to have regained control, but the situation on the ground remains opaque as fighting continued this morning.

Fire in Bujumbura
Thousands Flee a Burundi on the Brink

Burundi’s president’s bid for a third term in office has set off a political crisis that is sending the country into violence and that has already driven some 50,000 people to flee. The crisis appears to be political, but in a region with a legacy of Hutu-Tutsi violence, things could get ugly in a hurry.

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