Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan says the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her Covid-19 sceptic predecessor, urging the east African country to look forward with hope and confidence.
The expulsion comes after WHO Africa raised concerns about crowded political rallies and the potential dangers they posed for spreading the coronavirus.
Burundi police reported that they had killed 14 DR Congo based RED-Tabara rebels during an incursion in Burundi territory, while the rebels claimed they killed dozens of police officers.
As both Burundi and Rwanda mark 57 years of independence on July 1, how have two countries that share so much found themselves in such radically different situations?
Burundi in December asked the UN office to leave, months after the outgoing UN rights chief called the country one of the "most prolific slaughterhouses of humans in recent times."
Seventy-three percent of Burundi voters approved constitutional amendments that will allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in power till 2034, the country's electoral commission says.
Human Rights Watch says Burundi's referendum to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to hold power up to 2034 took place "amid widespread abuse, fear and pressure."
Burundi’s cabinet has backed a constitutional amendment that would keep President Pierre Nkurunziza in office to 2034.
A year after Burundi notified the United Nations of its intention to leave the court that prosecutes the world's worst atrocities, the withdrawal has kicked in.
Police and soldiers opened fire as the refugees protested over a plan to send some of them home, local activists said.
The three investigators, appointed by the Human Rights Council last September, want the International Criminal Court to investigate the crimes.
The order to marry follows the launch of a campaign this month by President Pierre Nkurunziza "to moralise society".
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