Burundi: Security Council members urge warring parties to reach ceasefire

Members of the United Nations Security Council today urged the warring parties in Burundi to hold talks aimed at reaching a ceasefire accord.

Burundi: UN agency helps another group of refugees to return home from Tanzania

A group of 500 Burundians has returned home from Tanzania with the help of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which is running weekly convoys for some 50,000 refugees who have signed up to be repatriated.

Almost 900 Burundians return from Tanzania under latest repatriation plan - UNHCR

Almost 900 Burundian refugees have returned home from Tanzania as part of a new plan limiting repatriations to the northern part of Burundi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said today.