President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, 55, Dies of Heart Attack
Mr. Nkurunziza ruled the small Central African nation for 15 years with an iron fist, arresting journalists, stifling media outlets and cracking down on the opposition.
Burundi Turns Out to Replace President of 15 Years, Pandemic or No
The campaign has been marred by violence against the political opposition and a disregard of measures to protect the public from the coronavirus.
Belgium Apologizes for Kidnapping Children From African Colonies
Prime Minister Charles Michel offered the apology for the kidnapping and forced adoption of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples when Belgium ruled Congo, Rwanda and Burundi.
Why the I.C.C. Should Rejoice When America Attacks It
John Bolton’s latest onslaught may be the boost the ailing tribunal needs.
U.S. Attack on I.C.C. Is Seen as Bolstering World’s Despots
John R. Bolton’s critique of the International Criminal Court echoes criticisms from dictators and threatens the future of the court, the U.N.’s war-crimes prosecution mechanism.
A French-Rwandan Rap Star Turned Novelist From Burundi
Gaël Faye’s “Small Country,” a huge hit in France, lands in the United States next week.
Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term
The new rules pave the way for Pierre Nkurunziza, the country’s longest-serving president, to potentially stay in power until 2034.
Burundi’s Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.
Pierre Nkurunziza, the leader of a tiny African country, could become an “eternal” president after a referendum to extend terms in office.
In Tiny Burundi, a Huge Vote
Citizens of the small landlocked East African nation of Burundi headed to the polls on Thursday to vote on a referendum to change the constitution. Our East Africa bureau chief, Jina Moore, was there documenting the day and the mood of those voting for and against the changes.
We’re Not Done Yet, Hague Court Tells Burundi’s Leaders
The International Criminal Court opened a criminal investigation into state-sponsored violence, two weeks after the African nation exited the court.