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Burundian ruling party elects new leader

Bujumbura, Burundi | XINHUA |  An extraordinary congress of Burundi’s ruling party on Sunday elected former Senate President Reverien Ndikuriyo to succeed the incumbent Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye as the new party leader. Ndikuriyo was elected as the Secretary General of the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for …

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Burundi’s Ndayishimiye visits Tanzania

Kigoma, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Burundi President Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye has today paid a one-day visit to neighboring Tanzania, where he held talks John Pombe Magufuli. It is Ndayishimiye ‘s first visit abroad since taking over power from Pierre Nkurunziza who passed away in June soon after the elections. The …

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Museveni salutes Burundi’s Nkurunziza

President Museveni, First Lady mourn late Nkurunziza Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni together with First Lady Janet Kataha Museveni on Tuesday paid their respects to the former Burundian leader, the Late President Pierre Nkurunziza at the country’s embassy in Kampala. On arrival at the Embassy of …

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Prosper Bazombanza named Burundi Vice President

BUJUMBURA, Burundi | XINHUA | Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye has named a new Vice President and Prime Minister, a day after Burundian parliament  approved their nominations. The opposition party National Progress Union (UPRONA) retained a post of the vice president in the new government after its member Prosper Bazombanza, the former …

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