Burundi – EU Renews Sanctions Until 31 October 2018

[PR Newswire] Brussels -On 23 October 2017, the Council renewed the EU restrictive measures against Burundi for another year until 31 October 2018. These measures consist of a travel ban and asset freeze against four persons whose activities are deemed…

[PR Newswire] Brussels -On 23 October 2017, the Council renewed the EU restrictive measures against Burundi for another year until 31 October 2018. These measures consist of a travel ban and asset freeze against four persons whose activities are deemed to be undermining democratic governance and obstructing the search for a peaceful political solution in Burundi. These activities include acts of violence, repression or incitement to violence and acts which constitute serious human rights violations.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Burundian Refugees Urged to Return Home

[East African] The stabilising security situation in Burundi should pave the way for the repatriation of Burundian refugees in neighbouring countries who fled the 2015 political instability that followed President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to seek a…

[East African] The stabilising security situation in Burundi should pave the way for the repatriation of Burundian refugees in neighbouring countries who fled the 2015 political instability that followed President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Burundi Rubbishes Panama Papers

[East African] The Panama Papers that contain documents full of financial information about wealthy individuals and public officials – previously kept private – has now revealed that Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza took advantage of the political…

[East African] The Panama Papers that contain documents full of financial information about wealthy individuals and public officials - previously kept private - has now revealed that Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza took advantage of the political crisis in the country to enrich himself.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Verification of Presidential Poll Results Starts

[Nation] The electoral commission has said it has received results sent electronically from all polling stations where voting took place in the repeat presidential election on Thursday.

[Nation] The electoral commission has said it has received results sent electronically from all polling stations where voting took place in the repeat presidential election on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyatta Leads in Provisional Tally

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Returning Officers started arriving at the Bomas of Kenya on Friday morning as results for Thursday’s presidential election started trickling in.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Returning Officers started arriving at the Bomas of Kenya on Friday morning as results for Thursday's presidential election started trickling in.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Verification of Poll Results Begins at National Tallying Centre

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Verification of poll results from Thursday’s presidential got underway at the Bomas of Kenya following the arrival of 15 original Forms 34B from Constituency Tallying Centres.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Verification of poll results from Thursday's presidential got underway at the Bomas of Kenya following the arrival of 15 original Forms 34B from Constituency Tallying Centres.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No Confidence Debate Mooted for Minister If Social Grants Stalls

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini could be facing a motion of no confidence in Parliament if Sassa can show no progress made in the grants handover by Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini could be facing a motion of no confidence in Parliament if Sassa can show no progress made in the grants handover by Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa