More than 10,000 Burundian refugees return home from Tanzania, UN reports

More than 10,000 Burundian refugees have returned home from Tanzania in the first month and a half of this year, bound for destinations that include the previously insecure eastern Ruyigi province, the United Nations refugee agency said today.

UN-chaired committee monitoring peace in Burundi opens session

Key security questions relating to the situation in Burundi are high on the agenda of a United Nations committee monitoring implementation of the country's ceasefire agreements, which today began a weeklong session in Bujumbura.