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A new round of talks aimed at ending Burundi's lengthy political crisis began Tuesday in Arusha, Tanzania, though the negotiations were marked by the main opposition group's absence.
A new round of talks aimed at ending the political crisis in Burundi will open later this month in Tanzania, but the main opposition alliance will not take part, the UN envoy said on Monday.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Saturday criticised the International Criminal Court (ICC) for launching a probe into alleged crimes committed during Burundi's political crisis.
Burundi on Friday slapped away any idea that it would help the International Criminal Court's probe into alleged crimes committed after the country spiralled into political turmoil in 2015.
Burundi’s cabinet backed a constitutional change that would allow its president to stay in office until 2034, widening a political rift that has driven the country progressively deeper into crisis.
The government of crisis-torn Burundi has approved changes to the constitution that could pave the way to a potential 14-year extension in President Pierre Nkurunziza's stay in office, senior officials said Thursday.
The director of a Burundi radio station said Friday his outlet is being temporarily taken off air after criticising the government over the killings of dozens of refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The Democratic Republic of Congo said Sunday that it had opened an inquiry after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees in the eastern South Kivu province, killing dozens.
An official says Congolese forces have allegedly shot and killed 34 Burundian refugees in an area near Burundi's border.
Burundian officials at the highest level should be held accountable for crimes against humanity, and a list of suspects has been drawn up, a U.N. Commission of Inquiry said on Monday.
Tanzania's government is urging the United Nations refugee agency to quickly repatriate thousands of Burundian refugees who it says want to return home.
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Project Management Teams for the implementation of the 2017-2020 Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan developed by the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disclosed that about N67 billion will be required for the remodeling project of the popular Utako Market in Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday told a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Rickey Tarfa, standing trial over alleged gratification, and an attempt to pervert justice and age falsification, that he had a case to answer.
Jose Mourinho walked out of his Manchester United press conference after being questioned about his role in the post-match fracas after the Manchester derby.
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the Federal Government will give priority to renewable energy so as to improve the living standards of Nigerians.
Barcelona rounded off an unbeaten Champions League group stage as Paco Alcacer's header and a late own goal from Jeremy Mathieu secured a 2-0 win over Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.
An overnight fire has killed a family of four, simply identified as Eze’s family, at No. 13, Buraimoh street, Bariga area of Lagos.
According to APC, “the abnormalities that trailed the PDP National Convention have further exposed the PDP as a Party not ready and willing to change. Indeed, the PDP has once again displayed itself to the generality of Nigerians that it is a Party with corruption deeply rooted in its DNA”.
A former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has hailed the emergence of the National Executives of the Peoples Democratic Party, led by Prince Uche Secondus and members of National Executive at the just concluded Elective National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party held, at weekend in Abuja.
The United States and the United Kingdom have insisted that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season.