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Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza

By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 28th, 2016
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Bujumbura, Burundi ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The African Union will send 100 human rights monitors and 100 military monitors to Burundi, South Africa’s president said on Saturday after a trip to the tiny nation that is facing its worst crisis since a civil war ended a decade ago. Jacob Z...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 13th, 2015
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Bujumbura, Burundi (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Violence from coordinated attacks on three Burundian army installations killed 87 people, an army spokesman said Saturday, showing the escalating turmoil over the disputed third term of President Pierre Nkurunziza. More than 150 armed men raided the army facili...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 8th, 2015
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Bujumbura , Burundi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gunmen killed at least nine people in Burundi’s capital hours before police launched house-to-house searches for weapons, amid international fears of fresh bloodletting in the central African nation. The mayor said seven people were killed i...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
May 18th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( Reuters + Ibtimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia-based terror group al-Shabaab has dismissed claims by Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza that it vowed to carry out attacks in the east African nation. A video of an alleged al-Shabaab member threatening attacks in Uganda and Burun...
By Tajuddin
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May 18th, 2015
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Bujumbura ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Small groups of protesters resumed demonstrations on Monday against Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term, days after he survived an attempted coup. The atmosphere was tense as soldiers deployed on the streets of Bujumbura where...