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Burundi’s self-fulfilling prophecy

From the Institute for Security Studies It was ironic yet perhaps not entirely coincidental that just as regional leaders of the East African Community (EAC) were meeting Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza in Dar es Salaam to discuss how to resolve the growing crisis in his country, the army launched a coup attempt against him back home. […]

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Fate Of Burundi Coup Attempt Uncertain Amid Fighting, Military Divisions

   |  By ANDREW NJUGUNA and MELANIE GOUBY  Posted: 05/14/2015 8:16 am EDT  Updated: 10 minutes ago  BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Sporadic gunfire rang out in Burundi’s capital on Thursday, the day after an army general announced he had ousted President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose decision to seek a third term in office had provoked street protests. Explosions could […]

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