UN-secured centres in Burundi ready for ex-fighters when demobilization begins

The United Nations has secured areas in Burundi where former fighters will lay down their arms in a process that could start next month, an official serving with the UN peacekeeping mission there said today.

UN report on mid-August massacre of refugees in Burundi unable to pin blame

A United Nations team probing the mid-August slaying of Congolese Tutsi refugees in Burundi has not been able to identify the perpetrators and is recommending a further investigation of the brutal overnight massacre which left 160 people dead.