Category: Africa

Army tupples Burundian President Nkurunziza

Agency reports A top Burundian general on Wednesday announced the overthrow of President Pierre Nkurunziza, following weeks of violent protests against the president’s bid to stand for a third term. Major Gen. Godefroid Niyombareh said…

Burundi protests: Three killed in Bujumbura

Three protesters have been killed in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, the Red Cross says, as demonstrations against President Pierre Nkuruziza’s re-election bid enter a second week. The BBC’s Maud Jullien reports from the scene that police…

Ethiopians protest ISIS killing of citizens

Tens of thousands of Ethiopians marched through the capital Wednesday in a government-organised rally condemning the murder of a group of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic State militants in Libya. The official rally appeared to be…