The Heat: A Burundi in crisis

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The Heat: A Burundi in crisis

Amid months of violence, sparked by presidential ambition, Burundi seeks a way forward. How can the African nation find peace?

Burundi’s crisis may have begun with political protests, but there are foreboding signs for what may lie ahead. Suggestions of interference from abroad, an increasing ethnic element to the bloodshed and warnings that full-scale civil war, even genocide, may follow. CCTV’s Girum Chala reports.

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The Heat: A Burundi in crisis pt1

The Heat: A Burundi in crisis pt1

Amid months of violence, sparked by presidential ambition, Burundi seeks a way forward. How can the African nation find peace? Burundi’s crisis may have begun with political protests, but there are foreboding signs for what may lie ahead. Suggestions of interference from abroad, an increasing ethnic element to the bloodshed and warnings that full-scale civil war, even genocide, may follow. CCTV’s Girum Chala reports. Follow Girum Chala on Twitter. To examine Burundi's current challenges The Heat invited the following: Nanjala Nyabola is a Kenyan writer involved in multi-dimensional research into conflicts in Africa. Bob Wekesa is an expert in China-Africa relations. Fred Oladeinde is president of the Foundation for Democracy in Africa. Patrick Hajayandi a senior project leader for the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation.

To examine Burundi’s current challenges The Heat invited the following:

The Heat: A Burundi in crisis pt2

The Heat: A Burundi in crisis pt2

Amid months of violence, sparked by presidential ambition, Burundi seeks a way forward. How can the African nation find peace? Burundi’s crisis may have begun with political protests, but there are foreboding signs for what may lie ahead. Suggestions of interference from abroad, an increasing ethnic element to the bloodshed and warnings that full-scale civil war, even genocide, may follow. Follow Girum Chala on Twitter. To examine Burundi's current challenges The Heat invited the following: Nanjala Nyabola is a Kenyan writer involved in multi-dimensional research into conflicts in Africa. Bob Wekesa is an expert in China-Africa relations. Fred Oladeinde is president of the Foundation for Democracy in Africa. Patrick Hajayandi a senior project leader for the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation.

  • Nanjala Nyabola is a Kenyan writer involved in multi-dimensional research into conflicts in Africa.
  • Bob Wekesa is an expert in China-Africa relations.
  • Fred Oladeinde is president of the Foundation for Democracy in Africa.
  • Patrick Hajayandi a senior project leader for the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation.