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Burundi army officer says sacks president, crowds celebrate

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A Burundi army general said on Wednesday he had sacked Pierre Nkurunziza as president for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office,...

Shots fired in Burundi protest

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Police fired guns and teargas towards protesters throwing stones in a suburb of Burundi's capital on Tuesday during a demonstration against the...

Protesters want African leaders to halt Burundi presidential bid

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Protest organisers in Burundi urged African leaders meeting in Tanzania on Wednesday to demand their president halt his bid for a third...

Burundi president to register to run for third term as tensions...

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Burundi's president will register on Friday to run for a third term, the ruling party said, a move likely to stoke anger...

Burundi president, facing protests, says third term would be his last

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Burundi's president, confronted by violent protests that have left a dozen people reported dead and driven thousands to flee the country, said...

Almost 40,000 flee Burundi amid political crisis – U.N.

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Nearly 40,000 refugees have fled Burundi to neighbouring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the last month, amid...

Burundi’s top court says president can run again, angering protesters

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Burundi's constitutional court approved President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office on Tuesday, a ruling promptly dismissed as biased...

Rwanda alarmed by Burundi unrest as refugees stream across border

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Rwanda's foreign minister said on Tuesday she was concerned about neighbouring Burundi's clampdown on more than a week of protests against its...

Protests flare for second week over Burundi president’s vote bid

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Hundreds of protesters rallied on the streets of Bujumbura on Monday, the start of a second week of demonstrations demanding President Pierre...

ISS: Don’t turn your back on peace, Burundi

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29 April marks the fourth day of protests against the National Council for the Defence of Democracy – Forces for the Defence...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...
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