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Burundi suspends foreign NGOs to force compliance with new law

Burundi has decided to suspend the activities of most foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) until they comply with a new law imposing tighter controls on their operations.

Burundi threatens to quit UN human rights body

Burundi threatened on Friday to quit the UN Human Rights Council over perceived "politicisation" following a report pointing to crimes against humanity in the country.

Burundi bans UN experts who uncovered rights abuses

Burundi’s government has banned three United Nations human rights experts from entering the East African state, according to a letter released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday.

UN accuses Burundi govt of crimes against humanity

United Nations investigators say there is strong evidence that crimes against humanity have been committed in Burundi.

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Henry Makinwa resigns as Abia Warriors coach

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Minister: President Buhari may not dissolve cabinet on May 22

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