Burundi is far from alone. Rwanda, Togo, Gabon, Uganda, Chad, Cameroon, Djibouti, Republic of Congo, Sudan, Eritrea, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have all fiddled with term limits
Myth vs. reality: what do Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia really gain from contributing troops to the AMISOM mission?
After its peacekeeepers were killed in South Sudan and Mali, many Chinese citizens demanded revenge.
A meeting of the Nile Basin states called by Ugandan President Museveni broke down, a reflection of growing Egyptian-Ethiopian tensions. Egypt meanwhile is boosting military cooperation with Eritrea.
Unlike the US, which has numerous military bases around the world, China has exercised its global presence through peacekeeping operations.