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How Kakwenza Rukirabashaija fled Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija on Wednesday fled Uganda to Europe in a manner that left people wondering how he was able to travel unchallenged by security and without his passport. Kakwenza had deposited his passport with Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court where he was …

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EU to lift sanctions against Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) has started processes of lifting sanctions against Burundi that stop financial aid to the Burundian government, EU Ambassador to Burundi Claude Bochu said on Monday. In March 2016, the EU suspended its direct financial support to the Burundian government following the political …

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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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