Elsa Buchanan

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 07:24
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s crackdown on media has gone into overdrive after two radio stations were taken off air and two representatives of a third one were arrested for broadcasting an interview with a member of the opposition
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 07:09
Young Burundian soldiers are increasingly choosing to defect at the end of their missions abroad amid fears of the Burundian authorities' crackdown on military officers suspected of being close to the opposition that has particularly targeted young Tutsi officers.
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 07:54
The death toll in Burundi may have been greatly underestimated, with latest numbers almost double that of the United Nation's December estimates, a political analyst specialised in Burundian affairs has claimed. Burundi's deadly violence erupted after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced a controversial decision to run for a third term, which he won in contested elections in July. The opposition said he was violating the constitution's two-term limit as well as the Arusha agreement that ended Burundi's 12-year civil war in 2005.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:31
Up to twenty people have died after an alleged police raid on civilian homes turned violent in parts of Burundi's capital Bujumbura on the day President Pierre Nkurunziza led the country's 53rd Independence Day celebrations.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 06:32
Civilians and army deserters may be planning an armed struggle to topple Burundi's leadership, both government and opposition members have claimed.