A report on Burundian Civil War, Burundi and Pierre Buyoya
The Burundian Civil War was a civil war in Burundi lasting from 1993 to 2005.- Burundian Civil War
Pierre Buyoya (24 November 1949 – 17 December 2020) was a Burundian army officer and politician who served two terms as President of Burundi in 1987 to 1993 and 1996 to 2003 as de facto military dictator.- Pierre Buyoya
Ndadaye was assassinated during another attempted coup after only three months in office, leading to a series of retaliatory killings that culminated in the Burundian Civil War.- Pierre Buyoya
Bouts of ethnic cleansing and ultimately two civil wars and genocides during the 1970s and again in the 1990s resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths, leaving the economy undeveloped and the population as one of the world's poorest.- Burundi
On 13 March 1992, Tutsi coup leader Pierre Buyoya established a constitution, which provided for a multi-party political process and reflected multi-party competition.- Burundi
The last of the coups was in 1987 and installed Tutsi officer Pierre Buyoya.- Burundian Civil War
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Melchior Ndadaye0 links
Melchior Ndadaye (28 March 1953 – 21 October 1993) was a Burundian intellectual and politician.
His assassination sparked an array of brutal tit-for-tat massacres between the Tutsi and Hutu ethnic groups, and ultimately sparked the decade-long Burundi Civil War.
That year Burundi became beset by ethnic violence, and on 23 October he criticised the government of President Pierre Buyoya in a meeting called by the governor of Gitega Province.
1996 Burundian coup d'état0 links
The 1996 Burundian coup d'état was a military coup d'état that took place in Burundi on 25 July 1996.
In the midst of the Burundi Civil War, former president Pierre Buyoya (a Tutsi) deposed Hutu President Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.
Union for National Progress0 links
The Union for National Progress (Union pour le Progrès national, UPRONA) is a nationalist political party in Burundi.
Dominated by members of the Tutsi ethnic group and increasingly intolerant to their Hutu counterparts, UPRONA remained the dominant force in Burundian politics until the latter stages of the Burundian Civil War in 2003.
UPRONA President Pierre Buyoya handed over power to Hutu leader Domitien Ndayizeye of the Front for Democracy in Burundi (a Hutu-based party) on 30 April 2003.
Domitien Ndayizeye0 links
Domitien Ndayizeye (born 2 May 1953) is a Burundian politician who was President of Burundi from 2003 to 2005.
He succeeded Pierre Buyoya, as president on 30 April 2003, after serving as Buyoya's vice president for 18 months.
Burundi is still trying to emerge from a civil war that began in 1993 when several groups drawn from the large Hutu majority took up arms against a government and army then dominated by a Tutsi elite.