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Burundi denies sheltering militants following gunmen attack on Rwandan military position

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Burundi on Saturday said the central African nation "cannot be a sanctuary" for armed elements that disturb the security of neighboring countries, in response...
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Burundian president swears in VP, PM

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Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye on Wednesday swore in Prosper Bazombanza as vice president and Alain Guillaume Bunyoni as prime minister. Both chambers of parliament on...
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Burundi’s outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza dies of heart attack

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Burundi's outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack in a hospital in east-central Burundi, said a government statement issued here on...
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Burundi’s outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza dies of cardiac arrest

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Burundi's outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack in a hospital in east-central Burundi, said a government statement issued here on...
Evariste Ndayishimiye, presidential candidate and secretary general of the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), casts his ballot at a polling station in Gitega Province, central Burundi, on May 20, 2020. Burundian voters went to the polls on Wednesday to elect a new president, members of the National Assembly and district councillors. (photo by Evrard Ngendakumana/Xinhua)

Burundi opposition party to appeal against election results to regional court

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Agathon Rwasa, Burundian opposition party leader and the first runner-up in last month's presidential poll, on Friday said he will appeal against the election...
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15 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Burundi

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Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Burundi, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 42, health authorities said...
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Burundi records 8 new cases of COVID-19

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Burundi on Tuesday recorded eight new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the east African country to 27, a top...
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Three COVID-19 patients recovered, four new cases reported in Burundi

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Three COVID-19 patients have recovered from the pandemic and four suspected cases have tested positive to the novel coronavirus in Burundi, the country's health...
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza attends a national congress in Burundi's political capital Gitega on Jan. 26, 2020. Burundi's ruling party on Sunday elected its secretary general Evariste Ndayishimiye as the party's candidate for the next presidential election due on May 20, 2020. (Photo by Evrard Ngendakumana/Xinhua)

Electoral campaign kicks off in Burundi

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Burundi's political parties and groups and independent candidates on Monday deployed nationwide for a three-week campaign ahead of the upcoming general elections. ...
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Burundi to start electoral campaign

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Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Saturday signed a decree that the campaign for elections of the president, members of National Assembly and district councillors...
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Burundi extends suspension of international commercial flights for 2nd time

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Burundi has renewed for the second time the suspension of international commercial flights departing or landing at Melchior Ndadaye International Airport to reduce the...
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Burundi slams “liars” who say country has no equipment to detect COVID-19

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Burundi has denounced as "liars" online users who claim the country does not have equipment to detect the novel coronavirus. In a...
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Burundian court approves presidential candidacy of former president

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Burundi's Constitutional Court has approved the presidential candidacy of former president Domitien Ndayizeye after the country's electoral body declined his application for the May...
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Burundi government suspends officials’ overseas business travel to bar virus

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Burundi's government has suspended overseas business travel by officials to continue efforts to keep the novel coronavirus out of its borders. A letter signed on...
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Burundi’s electoral body rejects 4 candidates for presidential election on May 20

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The Burundian National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) has rejected four candidates out of the ten who had filed for the May 20 presidential election,...
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Burundi’s ruling party submits papers for presidential candidate nomination

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The head of Burundi's ruling party Evariste Ndayishimiye on Tuesday submitted his papers for the nomination of presidential candidate in the east African country's...
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Burundi’s ruling party picks presidential election candidate

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The Burundian ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), on Sunday elected Major General Evariste...
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundi Rejects AU’s Stand on Withdrawing Peacekeepers from Somalia

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Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Tuesday disapproved the decision of the African Union (AU) to withdraw 1,000 Burundian peacekeepers from Somalia. The AU Peace...
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Burundian parliament passes bill on membership to International Solar Alliance

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The Burundian Senate on Tuesday passed a bill in a plenary session in the capital city Bujumbura on the ratification of Burundi's membership to...
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Burundian president asks for leaders’ summit to ease tension with Rwanda

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Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Friday that an extraordinary summit of heads of state of the East African Community (EAC) is needed to ease...
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Burundi accuses Rwandan soldiers of arresting 4 Burundian fishermen

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The Burundian public security ministry on Monday accused the Rwandan marine of arresting four Burundian fishermen Sunday in Lake Rweru waters in Kirundo province,...
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Burundi Rolls Out Meningitis Immunization Exercise

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Burundi is set to immunize over seven million citizens, equivalent to 77 percent of its total population, against meningitis in December, the Burundian health...
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Gunmen kill 1, injure 4 in central Burundi

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One person was killed and four others injured on Thursday night in a gunmen attack in Gitega province, central Burundi, an official said Friday. Four...
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Burundi slams decision to relocate COMESA summit

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Burundi on Thursday criticized the decision to relocate the venue of the heads of state summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern...
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Burundian president sends condolences to families of victims of deadly attack

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Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza Saturday sent condolences to families of victims of a terrorists attack on Friday night that left at least 26 dead...
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BBC and VOA suspended in Burundi for 6 months

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The Burundian National Media Council (CNC) Friday said it has suspended the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice of America (VOA) radio stations...
Photo shows police standing by during the riots in Bujumbura, Burundi, April 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Reuters)

Burundian Police can now conduct searches without warrants

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Burundi's National Assembly, lower chamber of the parliament, on Wednesday passed a bill that allows the police to search at any time without a...
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Burundi says not to attend any inter-Burundi dialogue session before constitutional referendum

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The Burundian government will not take part in any Inter-Burundi Dialogue session before the May 17 constitutional referendum, a senior government official said on...

Burundi’s major newspaper praises “excellent cooperation” with China

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Burundi's newspaper Le Renouveau has praised cooperation in different sectors between China and Burundi in its editorial. "China and Burundi have always kept excellent cooperation,...
Photo shows police standing by during the riots in Bujumbura, Burundi, April 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Reuters)

Burundi: thunder strike kills 3

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Three people were killed and 18 others were injured in a thunder strike on Saturday in central Burundi, police said on Sunday. The thunder strike...