Eye on Africa

US accuses Kigali of 'destabilizing activities' in Burundi

In today's rundown: The US accuses Kigali of destabilizing activities in Burundi, prosecutors seek life in prison for Hissène Habré, and we speak to Congolese people expelled from Congo-Brazzaville.


The US adds its voice to international concern that Rwanda is backing efforts to destabilize Burundi. Top diplomats say they've seen reports from the field.

Also, prosecutors ask for life in jail should former Chadian dictator Hissene Habré be found guilty of war crimes charges. The landmark case is expected to wrap up this week.

And we speak to some of the Congolese families struggling to pick themselves up after having been forced out of Congo-Brazzaville.

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