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Burundi’s President Dead, at 55

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, as per the government.

A government statement says that he was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell.

His condition then improved but on Monday he had a cardiac arrest and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Mr Nkurunziza was due to step down from the presidency in August after 15 years in power.


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