15,820 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
02 Jul 2015 description

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | jeudi 02/07/2015 - 08:09 GMT

Le calme était revenu jeudi matin dans la capitale burundaise Bujumbura, au lendemain d'une journée meurtrière au cours de laquelle six personnes au moins ont été tuées par balle, a constaté un journaliste de l'AFP.

Le quartier de Cibitoke, foyer depuis deux mois de la contestation contre le président burundais Pierre Nkurunziza et où ont été tuées les victimes mercredi matin, était calme et de nouveau ouvert à la circulation jeudi.

02 Jul 2015 description

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | Thursday 7/2/2015 - 08:54 GMT

Burundi awaited on Thursday the results of controversial elections boycotted by the opposition, with the capital calm a day after battles in which at least six people were shot dead.

More than 70 people have been killed in two months of protests and a failed coup attempt sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza's defiant bid for a third term, with almost 144,000 refugees fleeing into neighbouring nations.

02 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Eliane Luthi

Responding to an outbreak of cholera among Burundians who fled to Tanzania, UNICEF helps health workers track and monitor new cases through mobile phone technology.

KABONGA, Burundi, 1 July 2015 – “It was on the Monday that we came back that she started to feel sick,” remembers Uziya Nyabenda, speaking of her daughter, Esta. “On Wednesday she began having heavy diarrhea and vomiting, so we brought her to the health centre. I suspected it was cholera – and I was afraid.”

02 Jul 2015 description

By Caroline Haga, Finnish Red Cross

“There have been so many stories that have really touched our hearts,” says Zuleka Aiden, Tanzania Red Cross Society staff member, who has heard countless accounts of the Burundi refugees’ difficult journeys to safety.

01 Jul 2015 description

Summary:

Tanzania has been the host to hundreds of thousands of Rwandese, Burundians and Congolese refugees. Currently there are about 65,000 refugees from DRC, in Nyarugusu camp. Tanzania Red Cross Society provides comprehensive health services (preventive and curative) to the refugees in Nyarugusu camp and the host communities. The Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) has been running the camp based health facilities/clinics in Nyarugusu camp for over 10 years.

01 Jul 2015 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

Source: Reuters - Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:22 GMT
Author: Reuters

By Clement Manirabarusha

BUJUMBURA, July 1 (Reuters) - At least two policemen were injured during a grenade attack in Burundi's capital on Wednesday, witnesses said, as the country awaited results from Monday's parliamentary election which was boycotted by the opposition.

Read the full article on Alertnet

01 Jul 2015 description

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | mercredi 01/07/2015 - 16:33 GMT

par Esdras NDIKUMANA / Aymeric VINCENOT

Neutralisation d'un "groupe armé" ou exécutions sommaires par la police? Les explications divergeaient mercredi sur la mort d'au moins six personnes dans un fief de l'opposition au président Pierre Nkurunziza, alors que le Burundi attend toujours le résultat d'élections controversées.

01 Jul 2015 description

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | Wednesday 7/1/2015 - 18:02 GMT

by Esdras NDIKUMANA / Aymeric VINCENOT

At least six people including a policeman were killed Wednesday in the latest violence in Burundi, as it awaits results from elections boycotted by the opposition and condemned internationally.

Clashes broke out in the capital Bujumbura's Cibitoke district, an opposition area that has been one of the heartlands of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's defiant bid for a third term.

01 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • Ahead of the planned elections in Burundi thousands have fled to neighboring countries.

  • The number of newly arrived Burundian refugees in DRC stands at 10,590 as of 25 June. Out of these 10,425 have undergone biometric registration.

01 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

· Over 6,000 Burundians arrived into Tanzania over this past weekend ahead of parliamentary elections in Burundi. This brings the total influx of new Burundian refugees into Tanzania since end-April to over 66,000, making the need to identify a location for a new camp even more imminent.

· Discussions on this between UNHCR and the Government of Tanzania continue. Total population at Nyarugusu Refugee Camp currently stands at 132,000, well beyond the camp’s capacity.

01 Jul 2015 description

Insecurity and displacement is disrupting Season B harvests in some areas

Key Messages

  • As of the end of June, nearly 144,000 people have fled Burundi to neighbouring countries. Humanitarian agencies project the Burundian refugee population will reach 250,000 by September.

01 Jul 2015 description

Harvests likely more than 70 percent below average in Rift Valley

KEY MESSAGES

01 Jul 2015 description

Harvests increase household food stocks and labor opportunities, easing food insecurity

Key Messages

01 Jul 2015 description

USA – Forest Fire
• A forest fire broke out in Chelan County (Washington State) near Wenatchee on 28 June.
• According to media (as of 30 June), the fire burnt nearly 1,200 ha, destroyed 23 houses and injured three firefighters, while an evacuation order is in effect.

INDIA – Floods
• The Upper Assam districts of Sonitpur, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji were hit by new floods on 29 June, that killed two people and affected over 5,500 people in 20 villages. A relief camp has been opened by the district authorities, sheltering 75 people.

01 Jul 2015 description
report UN Security Council

CS/11956

7479e séance – après-midi
CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

Les membres du Conseil de sécurité ont dressé aujourd’hui le bilan de leurs travaux mensuels et constaté un mois « productif », avec pas moins de 26 réunions et de 22 textes adoptés, mais aussi un mois « difficile » au vu des évènements récents auxquels il a fallu réagir, comme la situation au Burundi.

30 Jun 2015 description
report IRIN

BUJUMBURA, 30 juin 2015 (IRIN) - Pour les familles de journalistes - comme moi - au Burundi, la vie est un enfer ces derniers temps, surtout depuis que les manifestations ont commencé en avril pour protester contre la volonté du président de se représenter pour un troisième mandat.

30 Jun 2015 description

L'Equipe conjointe internationale de Facilitation (ECIF) composée de la Communauté de l'Afrique de l'Est (CAE), de la Conférence Internationale sur la Région des Grands Lacs (CIRGL), de l'Union africaine (UA) et de l'ONU a convoqué une réunion des parties prenantes burundaises du 23 au 26 juin à un dialogue sur la situation politique, sécuritaire, socio-économique et humanitaire dans le pays.

30 Jun 2015 description

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | mardi 30/06/2015 - 15:45 GMT

par Esdras NDIKUMANA / Aymeric VINCENOT

La compilation des résultats s'est poursuivie mardi au Burundi, sans grand suspense, au lendemain d'élections législatives et communales boycottées par l'opposition et décriées à l'étranger, qui devraient consacrer la victoire du parti du président Pierre Nkurunziza.

30 Jun 2015 description

African crops and livestock in a changing climate
June 29, 2015 by Julian Ramirez-Villegas
Cross-posted from the CCAFS blog.