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03 Aug 2015 description
report UN News Service

3 août 2015 – Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, s'est déclaré lundi inquiet de la détérioration continue de la situation sécuritaire au Burundi après une période électorale marquée par la violence et le non-respect des droits de l'homme.

03 Aug 2015 description
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3 August 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced concern over the situation in Burundi, where the security situation continues to worsen following the recent elections, and strongly condemned the assassination yesterday of General Adolphe Nshimirimana.

03 Aug 2015 description

July 2015 – Trends

  • Deteriorated situations
    Cameroon, Chad, Egypt, Kashmir, Turkey, Yemen

  • Improved situations
    Colombia

August 2015 – Watchlist

  • Conflict risk alerts
    Turkey, Yemen

-Conflict resolution opportunities
Iran, South Sudan

03 Aug 2015 description

Sommaire

La Mission d'Observation Electorale des Nations Unies au Burundi (MENUB), conformement a la Resolution 2137 (2014) du Conseil de Securite, a pour mandat d'observer et de faire rapport sur le deroulement des elections au Burundi avant, pendant et apres. La mission a ete inauguree le ter janvier 2015. Le 2 Juillet, MENUB a presente ses conclusions preliminaires sur les elections legislatives et communales. Les conclusions preliminaires ci-dessous se rapportent a l'election presidentielle :

03 Aug 2015 description

Summary

The United Nations Electoral Observation Mission (MENUB), pursuant to Security Council Resolution 2137 of 2014 to observe and report on the Burundian electoral process before, during and after the elections, began its observation activities on 1 January 2015. MENUB presented its preliminary findings on legislative and communal elections on 2 July 2015. The following are MENUB's preliminary conclusions on the conduct of the presidential elections:

03 Aug 2015 description

Staple Food Markets in East Africa: White maize is the main staple grain consumed in Tanzania, Kenya, and Ethiopia. In Uganda, white maize is grown mainly as a commercial crop for export in the region. Imported rice is a major staple for Djibouti and Somalia, which mainly consume belem—the imported red rice. Tanzania is also a major producer and source of rice in the region while Kenya and Uganda are minor producers. Both red and white sorghum are produced and consumed in the region.

02 Aug 2015 description

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | Sunday 8/2/2015 - 18:11 GMT

A top Burundian general and right-hand man to President Pierre Nkurunziza was killed in a rocket attack on his car on Sunday, prompting fears of further instability in the crisis-hit country.

Adolphe Nshimirimana was widely seen as the central African nation's de facto internal security chief and even considered the regime's number-two.

Police and witnesses said General Nshimirimana's pick-up was hit by two rockets and sprayed with automatic gunfire in the capital Bujumbura on Sunday morning.

02 Aug 2015 description

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | dimanche 02/08/2015 - 09:21 GMT

L'opposition burundaise s'est dotée pour la première fois d'un organe représentatif et d'un président unique, à l'issue de deux jours de discussions dans la capitale éthiopienne Addis Abeba, ont annoncé dimanche à l'AFP divers opposants.

01 Aug 2015 description
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Food insecurity persists in central and northeastern areas

KEY MESSAGES

  • In the central Rift Valley and nearby midlands, food prices are decreasing while the Southern Highlands harvest enter s the market. Household food stocks from the Msimu season will be consumed by the end of July , and households have limited income s to buy food. With limited purchasing power, poor households will likely be in Crisis (IPC P hase 3) from August to October when land preparation begins and agricultural labor incomes increase .

31 Jul 2015 description

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ƒDuring the weekly Refugee Coordination Meeting,in consultation with all UN and NGO partners, UNHCR and MIDIMAR made the decision to erect hangars and install temporary pit latrines in Mahama camp in order to accelerate relocation of over 15,000 refugees from the reception centres. In the meantime, UNHCR's partners continue to construct semi-permanent structures in the camp as a longer term solution.

31 Jul 2015 description

July 30, 2015: 68,707 Burundian refugees registered in camps and urban areas, while 1,366 in Kigali and 842 in Huye remain pending with appointments for registration.

Mahama Refugee camp

As of July 30th , 2015, the number of registered Burundian refugees had reached 68,707 in Rwanda.

among them 47,656 are hosted in different transit centers and Mahama camp as follow:

· Gashora Reception Centre , in Bugesera District in Eastern Province: 14,927

· Nyamiyaga a reception Centre, in Nyanza in the Southern Province :1,163

31 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

BY EVANS MORI ON 30 JUL 2015

The influx of Burundians seeking refuge in Tanzania since the unrest in their own country began is enormous – we’re looking at a figure above 80,000, more than half, children. And of those children, over 952 are unaccompanied by any known adult – their parents or a guardian – and 1,732 have been separated from their parents or other family members. We classify them as ‘unaccompanied’ or ‘separated’ to distinguish between circumstances; 4 per cent of them are under five.