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Burundi unveils cabinet dominated by hardliners

Jun 29, 2020 - 5:51 PM

Burundi President Evariste Ndayishimiye places some of the regime's most controversial characters in his government

BURUNDI'S PRESIDENT. Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi's elected President from the ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), attends the swearing-in ceremony in Gitega, Burundi, on June 18, 2020. File photo by Tchandrou Nitanga/AFP

Thousands bid farewell to former Burundi president at state funeral

Jun 26, 2020 - 11:11 PM

'Nowhere in Africa, or the world, has a leader been as close to God as president Nkurunziza was,' says President Evariste Ndayishimiye

STATE FUNERAL. The coffin, covered with he Burundi national flag, of late Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza, who died at the age of 55, is presented on a ceremonial vehicle during the national funeral at the Ingoma stadium in Gitega, Burundi, on June 26, 2020. Photo by Tchandrou Nitanga/AFP

Burundi's new leader to 'continue on the path' of predecessor

Jun 18, 2020 - 6:53 PM

(UPDATED) In his inaugural speech, Evariste Ndayishimiye shows little departure in tone from his predecessor, hailing Pierre Nkurunziza's 15-year rule and accusing the international community of meddling

NEW PRESIDENT. Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi's elected President from the ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy, addresses the nation after signing the book of condolences at the state house in Bujumbura on June 13, 2020. File photo by Tchandrou Nitanga/AFP

Burundi court orders president-elect sworn in after leader's death

Jun 12, 2020 - 11:03 PM

The court rules that the country must 'proceed, as soon as possible, with the swearing-in of the president-elect Evariste Ndayishimiye'

PRESIDENT-ELECT. Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi's Presidential candidate of the ruling party the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy, speaks to the media after voting during presidential and general elections at Bubu Primary school in Giheta, central Burundi, on May 20, 2020. File photo by AFP

Shock and fear as Burundi mourns veteran president

Jun 10, 2020 - 6:39 PM

Flags in Burundi are lowered to half-mast after the death of the 55-year-old leader

MOURNING. The Burundian national flag is taken down at the independent square in downtown Bujumbura as Burundi mourns the death of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, on June 9, 2020. Photo by Tchandrou Nitanga/AFP

Burundi declares Ndayishimiye victor of bitter presidential election

May 25, 2020 - 11:25 PM

Evariste Ndayishimiye is set to inherit a deeply isolated country, under sanctions and cut off by foreign donors, its economy and national psyche damaged by the years of political violence and rights violations

WINNER. Evariste Ndayishimiye, Burundi's Presidential candidate of the ruling party the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy, speaks to the media after voting during presidential and general elections at Bubu Primary school in Giheta, central Burundi, on May 20, 2020. File photo by AFP