Burundi violence – forcing girls into prostitution to survive

A Burundian  soldier with his gun and rocket launcher guard a deserted street in Bujumbura, Burundi, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.  Witnesses say seven people have been killed in an overnight attack at a bar in the violence-prone Burundi capital, Bujumbura. Witnesses on Sunday said they heard gunshots Saturday night at a bar in the Kanyosha neighborhood of Bujumbura, and later found bloodied bodies lying on the floor. (AP Photo)

KAMPALA- The death toll is mounting in Burundi, with the United Nations (UN) putting the figure of the dead at over 200 since April. April was the time President Pierre Nkurunziza prompted protests by seeking a third term in office, despite having already served what his opponents saw as his…

Ignatius Ssuuna

Ignatius Ssuuna is an investigative journalist based in Rwanda.