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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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Burundi’s Ndayishimiye sworn in

  Gitega, Burundi | AFP | Burundi’s new president, Evariste Ndayishimiye, took the oath of office at a colourful ceremony in the capital on Thursday, assuming the helm of a troubled nation after the sudden death of his predecessor. Elected in May in a vote disputed by the opposition, Ndayishimiye …

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Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in Thursday

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | Burundi’s newly-elected president Evariste Ndayishimiye will be sworn in on Thursday, the foreign ministry announced, in a ceremony fast-tracked by the sudden death of the incumbent, Pierre Nkurunziza. Nkurunziza died on June 8 aged 55, of what authorities said was heart failure. His death came less than two weeks after …

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