Burundi & African Union Resolve AMISOM Salary Dispute

Burundi and the African Union (AU) on Thursday 17/2/2017 reached an agreement on modalities of payment of Burundian troops battling Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab in Somalia. According to First Vice President of Burundi Gaston Sindimwo, they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) after meeting with AU’s Commissioner for Peace and Security, More...

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By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Burundi Sends Fresh Contingent to AU Mission in Somalia

Burundi has deployed a fresh contingent to AU Mission in Somalia. The troop arrived in Mogadishu to replace soldiers of the 34th battalion who are rotating after completing one year of duty in Somalia battling More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Review AMISOM Funding, Uganda now Wants

6th February 2017, Kampala: Uganda has called on the concerned partners to review the funding for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Through the Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa, revealed on More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Burundi Presidential Spokesman Willy Nyamitwe, Survives Assassination Attempt

A top advisor to Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza on Monday 29th November 2016 escaped an assassination attempt in the capital Bujumbura. Willy Nyamitwe, the most public face of the government, More...

By Moshe Megged On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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4,000 Extra AMISOM Troops Needed to Liberate More Areas in Somalia

uganda deploys new amisom battalionAccording to a report compiled by CCTV news, African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is in need of an additional 4,000 troops in order to liberate the remaining territories More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Burundi Lawmakers Call for Withdrawal of Troops from Somalia, Blames EU

Burundian lawmakers have called on the government to withdrawal troops battling Islamists insurgents from Somalia citing EU non-committal in paying their troops. Media reports that on Thursday, the Law makers More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Two Burundian Battalions Conclude Successful One-year of Duty in Somalia

MOGADISHU, July 20, 2016 Burundian troops from the 32nd and 33rd battalions have completed one year of duty in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and are returning home. The first More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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AMISOM-Burundian Contingent Deploy a New Commander, Brig. General Venuste Nduwayo

Col Venant Bibonimana (right), handing over to Brig. General Venuste NduwayoJuly 14, 2016, AMISOM-Burundi’s contingent has deployed a new commander to take over the command of Burundi troops who are responsible More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Police Capture 26 Insurgents, Seize Arms in South Burundi

OSINT SUMMARY Police in southern region of Burundi captured 26 insurgents and seized weapons. The arrests come at an expiry of an ultimatum set by President Pierre Nkurunziza to the insurgents to surrender More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Retired Burundian Army Colonel Shot Dead Amid Tension in Bujumbura

OSINT SUMMARY A Burundian retired army colonel was shot dead and his son wounded in the latest sparks of attacks, violence witnessed in capital, Bujumbura. Police source indicate that the former army officer More...

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