1. HRW documents violence in Burundi’s election and claims Burundi is at an explosive crossroads; ruling party responds, “it is much more like a stop sign.”
2. MONUC officially begins to downsize this week; following international organization tradition, it adds a letter to its name to mark the event and is now MONUSCO.
3. Uganda alleges Rwandan troops amassing along its border; Rwanda says, we can do whatever we want with our troops but they definitely aren’t there.
5. Reuter’s roundup of political risk in Rwanda, bad restaurant risk coming next week.