Donors must back efforts to resolve Burundi's 'complex and volatile' situation - Annan

External assistance will be crucial to helping Burundi meet its emergency and administrative needs during the country’s political transition, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in a message today to a donors’ conference in Geneva.

Burundi ceasefire must include all armed groups, political movements – Annan

Full implementation of the peace accord for Burundi will only be possible if a ceasefire agreement includes all the warring parties and political movements, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a new report released today.