Burundi: Insurgents claim attack on presidential palace


KPFA Weekend News, 11.22.2015.

In Rwanda and Burundi, the massacres of the last 20 years have followed the assassination of Hutu presidents. First, the assassination of Burundian President Melchior Ndadaye in Burundi in 1993, then the assassination of Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana and Burundian President Cyprien Ntaryamira in 1994. Now insurgents in Burundi claim to have fired mortar rounds on the Burundian president's residence in Bujumbura, the country's capital.

US State Department warns Rwandan dissident to evade assassins


KPFA Weekend News, 11.21.2015.

The US State Department advised former Rwanda military officer Robert Higiro to leave Belgium to avoid Rwandan assassins.

Rwanda: Will the US extradite Munyakazi for speech crime?


KPFA Weekend News, 11.14.2015

Dr.Leopold Munyakazi goes on hunger strike for the court documents denied him as he faces extradition to Rwanda.

UN Security Council to meet on Burundi, at France's request


KPFA Weekend News, 11.08.2015

The UN Security Council will meet on November 9 to discuss the civil unrest in Burundi since failed coup plotters took up arms. 

Will the West create its next failed state in Burundi?


KPFA Weekend News, 11.07.2015

Charles Kambanda told KPFA that the West is trying to create a failed state whose resources will then be easier to control.

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