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African Regional Leaders Urged to Press Nkurunziza

The U.S. is urging African leaders to use an upcoming regional summit to focus on unrest in Burundi, where President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to seek a third term has sparked weeks of protests and an attempted coup. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, said Friday that African leaders have leverage in Burundi’s crisis.   In a VOA interview, she said leaders should use Monday’s International Conference on the Great Lakes Region to look...

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