Russian Orthodox Church extends its reach to Bujumbura
Leonid of Klin, who runs African affairs for the Russian Orthodox Church, has announced to the faithful the Church's presence in a new African country.
A month after sacking his prime minister, Evariste Ndayishimiye is trying to regain the initiative by issuing a range of decrees aimed at getting the economy moving again as quickly as possible so as to strengthen his political base.
Two businessmen are suing the Burundian state at the East African Court of Justice. One alleges that it nationalised his factory without offering any compensation, while the other is claiming millions of dollars from the government for seizing his property illegally.