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Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been left out of tomorrow’s all-important CAF Confederation Cup semifinal second leg match at Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Super Eagles will not underrate any team in Egypt

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has stated that the Rohr-led team will not underrate their Group opponents going into the AFCON competition in Egypt.

Burundi begins mass release of prisoners

Burundi on Friday released the first 142 prisoners from a promised 3 000 detainees to promote reconciliation, the justice minister said, but critics said it was only to ease pressure on crowded jails.

Burundi bans BBC after critical coverage

Burundi has banned the BBC from the country and taken its radio off the airwaves, after what the government said was the broadcaster’s “false’’ reporting on secret torture centres.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

Paul Aigbogun: Burundi made the game difficult for us

Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has revealed that it was not easy winning their opening group match of the Africa U-20 Nations Cup going on in Niger, against a Burundian side that proved difficult.
Emmanuel Nshimirimana

Burundi acquits rights activists sentenced to 10-year terms

A Burundian court has acquitted three civil rights activists who had been handed 10-year jail terms for undermining state security, their organisation said on Thursday.

Army clashes with rebels kill 15 in DR Congo

Fifteen people have been killed in eastern DR Congo in clashes between troops and rebels loyal to a former general, the army said Monday.
Pierre Buyoya

Burundi ex-president Buyoya denounces warrant

Burundi's former president Pierre Buyoya on Sunday denounced as politically motivated a warrant issued against him for his alleged role in the assassination of his country's first democratically elected leader.

Burundi, Lesotho eye first AFCON appearances

Lowly ranked Burundi and Lesotho are among 23 countries chasing 11 places at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament during the final qualifying round in March.
Macky Sall of Senegal

Senegalese, Gambian leaders decry growing terrorism threats at Dakar Forum

President Macky Sall of Senegal and his Gambian counterpart, Adama Barrow, called for greater cooperation among African nations to fight the threats of terrorism across the continent at the Dakar International Forum for Peace and Security on Monday.

Burundi accuses Belgium of ordering hit on independence hero

Burundi on Sunday accused former colonial power Belgium of ordering the assassination of independence hero and Crown Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961, a move likely to further poison ties between the two countries.

Burundi’s President warns against coup plots

President Pierre Nkurunziza has warned that whoever attempts to overthrow democratic institutions in Burundi, will himself fall in the trap he would have laid.

United Nations peacekeeper killed in CAR

A Burundian soldier in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) was killed late Sunday in a clash in the center of the country, UN sources said.

Burundi’s president enacts disputed new constitution

President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi on Thursday enacted a new constitution adopted by a referendum, despite opposition concern that the charter will enable him to keep his grip on power until 2034.

Burundi president promises to step down in 2020

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would not run for another term shortly after he signed into law a new constitution that could enable him to rule until 2034.

Burundi votes to allow president to extend time in power

A majority of Burundi's voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034, the country's electoral commission announced on Monday.

Pierre Nkurunziza: Burundi’s ‘messianic’ leader

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is an evangelical who believes he was chosen by God to rule the east African nation, and plans to do so for as long as possible.

Burundi to suspend BBC and VOA radio broadcasts

Burundi's press regulator on Friday said it was suspending broadcasts by the BBC and Voice of America (VOA) by local radio stations ahead of a constitutional referendum on May 17.

Burundi ruling party official arrested for saying president’s foes should be thrown into lake

Authorities in Burundi on Monday arrested a ruling party official after he called on supporters to throw political opponents into a lake, a judicial source said, ahead of a referendum on extending President Pierre Nkurunziza’s term in office.

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