AU approves SADC deployment despite Rwanda’s protest

A virtual meeting was held on 4th March 2024 by the African Union Peace and Security Council to consider the situation in

Somalia becomes 8th EAC member state

Somalia has now officially become a full member of the East African Community after the country deposited its ratification instrument of the treaty of accession on Monday.

Kiir arrives in Bujumbura over DRC, Rwanda talks

South Sudan president Salva Kiir Mayardit this Friday landed at Melchior Ndadaye International Airport in Bujumbura where he is expected to meet Burundi president Evariste Ndayishimiye to address the growing tension between Burundi-Rwanda relations and the crisis in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. This is the first time the South Sudan president Salva...

UN agencies sound alarm over renewed clashes in eastern DR Congo

Amid reports of a renewed escalation of hostilities in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),

Burundi: More than 500 prisoners released under presidential amnesty

Atleast 558 prisoners with minor offenses were released in Burundi as part of President Evariste Ndayishimiye’s amnesty.

Rwanda under pressure for supporting M23 rebels

Kigali is now increasingly getting under immense pressure accused of supporting the M23 rebel group that has continued to destabilise the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Now the United States of America condemned worsening violence in the eastern DRC on February 17th, 2024 which it says is caused by the ‘actions...

Ndayishimiye in DRC for Peace and Security talks

Burundi’s president Evariste Ndayishimiye landed this Tuesday in  Kinshasa for consultations on Peace and Security in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  According to the Burundi presidency, president Ndayishimiye traveled to Kinshasa as part of the consultations in his capacity, “as President of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic...

Burundi- Cuba marks 50 year relation

This Friday Burundi and Cuba marks 50 years of diplomatic relations that dates back to 2 February 1974.

EAC reiterates its commitment to restore peace in DRC

The East African Community (EAC) has reaffirmed its commitment to ongoing efforts to restore peace and stability to the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. EAC Secretary General Dr. Peter Mathuki said that the lessons learned from the deployment of the EAC Regional Force (EACRF) presents opportunities for the Community to...

Burundi: ‘Rwanda allegations constitute propaganda to camouflage the real problem’

Tension between Burundi and Rwanda has intensified with now the two capitals writing communiques in regarding to the recent comments made by president Evariste Ndayishimiye during his visit in Democratic Republic of Congo.