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Burundi

Pierre Nkurunziza

Date of Birth: 18/12/1963
Place of Birth: Bujumbura


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Pierre nears the precipice

The congress of the ruling party, the Conseil national pour la défense de la démocratie-Forces de la défense de la démocratie (CNDD-FDD), decided to back President Pierre Nkurunziza as candidate in the presidential election due on 26 June...


Lake murder mystery

They also note that although the circumstances of the bodies in the lake bear some similarities to early RPF killings, opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza have also washed up in Burundian lakes and rivers as recently as 2010...


Massacres in the mist

President Pierre Nkurunziza has yet to declare whether he will stand for another term in the 26 June presidential election...


The warning from Ouagadougou

Beyond Burkina Faso's borders the drama is being watched intently in countries whose Presidents are planning to extend their rule, namely: Congo-Kinshasa's Joseph Kabila, Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso, Togo's Faure Gnassingbé, Benin's Yayi Boni, Djibouti's Omar Guelleh, Uganda's Yoweri Museveni, Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza and Rwanda's Paul Kagame...


Peace at risk

The government is clamping down on elements within its former coalition partner, the mainly Tutsi Union pour le progrès national (Uprona) because of their opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's attempts to run for a third term of office in July 2015 and alter other parts of the constitution...


Terms of abuse

The Kinshasa press loudly celebrated the failure of President Pierre Nkurunziza to amend the Burundian constitution at the end of March, a move intended to permit him a third term of office...


Nkurunziza nobbles opposition

When President Pierre Nkurunziza dismissed the First Vice-President, Bernard Busokoza, on 1 February, the mainly Tutsi Union pour le progrès national (Uprona) walked out of the government...


Aid threatened, conflict up

President Pierre Nkurunziza and his governing Conseil national pour la défense de la démocratie-Forces pour la défense de la démocratie (CNDD-FDD) prefer to maintain an appearance of calm...


Storm over opposition man

Tanzania released the Burundian opposition leader Alexis Sinduhije on 24 January in what is widely seen as a serious diplomatic and political setback for the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi...


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