Burundi will the first country in history to International Criminal Court.
Bill to remove Burundi from the ICC's jurisdiction will be signed by the president, triggering a withdrawal process that will last a year.
How is Burundi's media crackdown adding to an already volatile situation that threatens another civil war?
The absence of independent media's a serious blow for the Burundian public who need information every day says Eloge Willy Kaneza of SOS Media Burundi
UNHCR said more than 81,000 Burundians now live in Rwanda, with children making up half of the refugees there, many of whom are unaccompanied.
The Burundi government has called the report biased and politically-motivated.
Eighteen months after the start of protests against a third term for President Pierre Nkurunziza inertia of international bodies has set in.
Africa’s Great Lakes region is wracked by recurrent conflicts. André Guichaoua explains why.
Renewed fighting in South Sudan that has killed more than 300 people is set to dominate the African Union summit.
Athanase Kararuza, who recently headed the African Union-led mission to the Central African Republic, was dropping off his daughter to school.
Ex-Fifa chief Blatter says offered Nkurunziza 'US-approved' football role to tempt him—but Burundi president wouldn't bite
"President Nkurunziza said he was 'very touched.' I urged him. He thought about it and after a moment he answered 'no, I will still run."
But a new hithero unseen resolve is emerging--that Burundians will not sit and wait for others to mend their country's fabric.
EU aid programmes for Burundi over the period 2014-20 are worth $480 million
Relations between Burundi and Rwanda are at a low ebb, with Bujumbura and the UN accusing Kigali of supporting Burundian rebels.
Burundian refugees allegedly provided details of their military training in Rwandan forest camps
Burkina Faso held its first truly democratic vote, and Tanzania had its most competitive elections since its transition to multiparty rule
Nkurunziza's refusal to compromise has raised the prospect of tougher measures ahead to stop almost nightly outbreaks of violence.
Burundi: UN security council met with demos, to tell Nkurunziza to his face to take action as stakes heighten
Hundreds of pro-government protestors lined the road leading from the airport to greet the envoys with signs that read "stop interfering in Burundi".
Burundians launch #BringBackOurSoldiers campaign to stop peacekeeping money from 'funding' Nkurunziza
Keeping the peace abroad while the homeland slips into deeper violence. Burundians say it doesn't make sense
Burundi crisis: Nkurunziza sits pretty, AU mediation effort in chaos, and a leaked UN memo paints bleak picture
Memo sees the UN as helpless, even as nightmare of a genocide such as in Rwanda in 1994, looms