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President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, 55, Dies of Heart Attack

President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, 55, Dies of Heart Attack

President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, 55, Dies of Heart Attack President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, 55, Dies of Heart Attack NAIROBI, Kenya — President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi died of heart failure on Monday just weeks after a crucial election to choose a successor to replace him after 15 years of autocratic rule over the Central African nation. He was …

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Burundi Turns Out to Replace President of 15 Years, Pandemic or No

Burundi Turns Out to Replace President of 15 Years, Pandemic or No

Burundi Turns Out to Replace President of 15 Years, Pandemic or No Burundi Turns Out to Replace President of 15 Years, Pandemic or No NAIROBI, Kenya — The election campaign to replace Burundi’s long-reigning president has been marked by arrests and alleged killings of political opponents, and by rallies held in jam-packed stadiums as leaders downplayed the threat posed by …

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