World / Crime & Legal Aug 18, 2019

Teenage albino boy found dismembered in Burundi

A 15-year-old albino boy has been found dismembered in Burundi a week after going missing, the first such killing in the country in three years, a local albino group said Sunday. Albinos, who have white skin and yellow hair as a result of a genetic ...

Editorials Dec 23, 2015

Burundi begins to boil

Rising unrest in Burundi could turn into ethnic violence, with profound consequences for the East African country and the region.

Almost 40,000 flee Burundi amid political crisis

World / Politics May 6, 2015

Almost 40,000 flee Burundi amid political crisis

Nearly 40,000 refugees have fled Burundi to neighboring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the last month amid protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term, the United Nations said on Wednesday. A total of 16 people were injured ...