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Rwanda-Burundi relations

More Burundian Refugees to Return Home

More Burundian Refugees to Return Home

Another batch of over 500 Burundian refugees in Rwanda is expected to head home this Thursday in the second round of repatriation, following the first group which left Mahama Refugee…

Nearly 500 Burundian Refugees Return Home

Nearly 500 Burundian Refugees Return Home

On Thursday, 471 Burundian refugees boarded buses from their Mahama camp in Kirehe district, Eastern Rwanda to return home after 5 years. Facilitated by the government of Rwanda and the…

Rwanda Says Burundi’s Claims on Refugees Are False

Rwanda Says Burundi’s Claims on Refugees Are False

The Government of Rwanda says claims peddled by the Government of Burundi that Rwanda is holding Burundian refugees’ hostage are absurd and do not reflect the truth of what is…

Was the Burundian Government Behind the ‘Refugee Letter’?

Was the Burundian Government Behind the ‘Refugee Letter’?

A recent letter written by Burundian refugees, addressed to the Burundian leader Maj. Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye, petitioning his government to engage the Rwandan government to facilitate their return, could have…

Burundian Refugees Accuse President Ndayishimiye of Peddling Lies, Stoking Conflict 

Burundian Refugees Accuse President Ndayishimiye of Peddling Lies, Stoking Conflict 

Burundian refugees have accused the country’s President, Maj. Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye, of making false promises, peddling lies and stoking conflict in the region, instead working towards unifying the country…

UPDATED: Rwanda Says Ready to Facilitate Burundian Refugees to Return Home

UPDATED: Rwanda Says Ready to Facilitate Burundian Refugees to Return Home

*UNHCR says there is an existing agreement between Rwanda and Burundi for the repatriation of refugees, signed in 2005. The Government of Rwanda says it stands ready to facilitate any…

Rwanda-Burundi Border: Ruheru Residents Narrate How Attack Unfolded

Rwanda-Burundi Border: Ruheru Residents Narrate How Attack Unfolded

The citizen of Yanza model village in Ruheru, Nyaruguru district have laughed at a tract the attackers from Burundi left in the village after they were hit hard by the…

Rwanda Demands Explanations From Burundi Over Armed Attack

Rwanda Demands Explanations From Burundi Over Armed Attack

Rwanda has demanded for explanations from the Burundian government and immediate action to apprehend a group of armed elements who attacked a village in the Southern Province district of Nyaruguru…

Rwanda Says It Repulsed Attack from Burundi(Updated)

Rwanda Says It Repulsed Attack from Burundi(Updated)

The Rwandan military said it repulsed a group of armed attackers who came from Burundi, in the Southern Province district of Nyaruguru in the wee hours of Saturday morning.  According…

Sworn-In: Will Ndayishimiye Get Burundi Out Of Isolation?

Sworn-In: Will Ndayishimiye Get Burundi Out Of Isolation?

Burundi’s newly sworn-in President Maj. Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye says he will pursue renewing Burundi’s relations with the neighbours and the international community but warned that his country…

Kagame Sends Condolences to Burundi

Kagame Sends Condolences to Burundi

President Paul Kagame has extended his condolences to the Government of Burundi and the people of Burundi over the passing of President Pierre Nkurunziza. President Kagame also condoled his family…

Rwanda Congratulates Burundi’s President-elect, Looks Forward to Improved Ties

Rwanda Congratulates Burundi’s President-elect, Looks Forward to Improved Ties

Two days after the Burundian Constitutional Court upheld the May 25 election results to declare Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye the winner of the May 20 presidential poll, Rwanda has congratulated the…