Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Thousands in Burundi Protest AU Plan to Deploy Peacekeepers

Thousands of supporters of Burundi's president Saturday protested against the African Union's plan to deploy 5,000 peacekeepers to quell the country's escalating unrest. Burundi has been rocked by turmoil since April when it was announced that President Pierre Nkurunziza would run for a third term. Nkurunziza was re-elected in July but the violence has since escalated. The demonstration in Bujumbura, the capital, was led by Vice President Gaston Sindimwo who insisted that...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter