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, was going home on Monday night when he was met with gun fire and a grenade explosion according to a high ranking official. On of Nyamitwe’s More...

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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...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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Rwandan Government Refute Claims on Supporting Rebels to Oust Burundi’s Nkurunziza

OSINT REPORT Rwandan government has denies claims that it has been supporting rebels in order to oust Burundi’s President, Pierre Nkurunziza and his government. Rwandan government dismissed charges More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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9 Burundi Coup Plotters Escape Life Sentence, Receive 30-Year Jail Terms

EVENT SUMMARY Burundi Supreme Court on Monday 9th May 2016 slapped life sentence on 21 army officers supposedly involved in plotting a coup on May 2015 against Pierre Nkurunziza. Nine of the plotters received More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza Condemns Army General’s Killing As Violence Escalates

President Nkurunzinza Condemns Killing of Army General in BujumburaBUJUMBURA Burundi, April 26, 2016 Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has condemned the recent killing of a senior army general killed More...

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