Posts Tagged ‘Burundi’

According to the New York Times: The off-again-on-again civil war in Burundi that killed more than 200,000 people officially came to an end on Wednesday as the last of its rebel groups formally became a political party. According to the African Union, which has led peace efforts, 3,500 members of the rebel group, the National […]


On Sunday, a suicide bomber in a car, and possibly another wearing a vest packed with explosives, attacked the military base of African Union peacekeepers in Somalia, killing 11 soldiers from Burundi and wounding 15.┬áThe Islamist Shabab militia claimed responsibility for the attack and boasts ties to Al Qaeda. The African Union sent peacekeeping troops […]