Burundi looked "immeasurably different" from the conflict-ravaged country of a few years ago, but "decisive and confident leadership" was required to consolidate governance that allowed dissent, shunned corruption and spurred development, the Secretary-General's Specia
NEW YORK, June 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General has appointed Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB).
She will replace Ms. Ellen Margrethe Løj of Denmark, who completed her assignment in January 2012. The Secretary-General is grateful for Ms. Løj's dedicated service and important contribution to the Liberian peace process over the past four years.
BUJUMBURA, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Burundian labor union confederations and civil society organizations have called upon workers in all the east African country's sectors to stay home on Tuesday, arguing that their claims did not get "satisfactory" answers, a statement sa