Foreign Journalists Among 17 Arrested In Burundi Swoop

At least 17 people, including two foreign journalists, have been arrested in a late-night police raid in Burundi's capital Bujumbura, a presidential spokesman said.

Willy Nyamitwe said in a series of tweets late on Thursday that officers arrested 17 people in the Jabe and Nyakabiga neighbourhoods, and that they recovered a cache of weapons.