Violence in Burundi as Nkurunziza insists on running for Presidency

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Nkurunziza, a former rebel leader from the Hutu majority who has been in power since 2005, is under pressure to withdraw from the June elections.

African Union joined the US and urged the President of the country to drop his plans


Four people were killed in renewed protests in Burundi as President of the country Pierre Nkurunziza insists on seeking a third term at June elections.

According to BBC, witnesses said that a government supporter was burnt alive and an opposition supporter was shot in the head. A witness told Reuters, that protesters put tires around the neck of the young government supporter and burned him alive. According to the media, the young man was a member of the ruling CNDD-FDD party's Imbonerakure y...


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