RealNews

War Continues under New Burundi Leader

Fighting has broken out in Burundi, less than a week after ethnic Hutu Domitien Ndayizeye became president. Both the Hutu Forces for Defence of Democracy (FDD) rebels and the army blame each other for initiating the bloodshed, which started on Sunday. On Monday, Mr Ndayizeye appointed two former rebels to his new cabinet. Hopes of peace had been raised by the successful handover of power from Tutsi Pierre Buyoya to Mr Ndayizeye, even though rebels see him as a figurehead. The Tutsis, who account for about 15% of the population, have traditionally dominated Burundi. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.