As the political crisis in Burundi continues to unfold, should the country’s neighbors intervene? We asked our DW readers in the region what they think should be done. Here's what they said.
Giving in to pervasive political pressure, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has postponed elections to the first week of June. Over 100,000 Burundians remain displaced across the region. (20.05.2015)
After a failed coup in Burundi, street protests are reported to be growing again. Police fired teargas and beat demonstrators opposed to President Nkurunziza's bid for a third term. (19.05.2015)
Kenya's president has asked Burundi to postpone next month's election. The request follows a failed military coup last week and comes during a heavy security presence in the capital to put down further protests. (18.05.2015)
The United States has assisted in pulling American, Canadian and other foreign citizens out of Burundi, warning of the "volatile" situation in the country. The deadly unrest has been aggravated by a recent coup attempt. (18.05.2015)
The latest showdown over rights abuses between the European Union and Tanzanian leader John Magufuli is worrisome. Should Magufuli not change his leadership style, it signals tough times ahead, writes DW's Isaac Mugabi.
The deal to improve trade within the six-member East African bloc is being thwarted by bilateral political disputes, traders and analysts say.
South African schools will teach Swahili alongside other non-African languages such as Mandarin, French and German. Proponents hope it may one day become a lingua franca for the African continent.
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