Prospects for reconciliation are bleak. Formal gestures by the government to nudge opposition parties to join an intra-Burundi dialogue have failed
Woman told she was being sexually abused since she was Tutsi, and in a Bujumbura neighbourhood witness claimed Tutsis "were systematically killed"
UPDATED: Burundi death toll rises sharply to 87 after attacks on military bases, majority 'were executed'
Police accused of rounding up young men. Some of the victims were "kids" and had been shot execution-style "through the top of the skull".
When night falls, gunfire starts across Burundi’s capital; when the sun rises, residents count the bodies
“Unless there is sudden progress on dialogue...[Nkurunziza] is likely to be overthrown in a coup” - Christoph Wille, analyst Control Risks
A land frozen in time. Burundi then and now - real reason Nkurunziza 'won' a 3rd term, and his big trump card
There is a more existential narrative. It's complicated. Here a young opponent of the ruler said, "hunger is sometimes stronger than ideology.”
Votes counted in Burundi as Nkurunzia party eyes controversial win, and 10,000 flee country over the weekend
Opposition leader said the government would "invent the numbers", and that the polls were "a parody of elections."