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Wednesday Jul 9 | The Star Online

Burundi critic of government denied bail on security charge- lawyer

A rights activist campaigning against constitutional change critics say will upset Burundi's ethnic balance and entrench President Pierre Nkurunziza in power has failed in his plea for bail, a defence lawyer said on Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Inter Press Service

Poverty and Gender Violence Will Escalate if DR Congo Constitutional...

Rose Fungulana, a 53-year-old farmer, fears that if DRC President Joseph Kabila is allowed to serve a third term of office, there will be a rebellion that will increase the risk of sexual assault against women.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Burundian President Pardons 3,000 Convicts On Independence Anniversary

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, July 1 -- Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Monday pardoned 3,000 convicts on the occasion of the country's 52th independence anniversary, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

BBC News

VIDEO: Burundi leader hints at third term

There has been an increase in political tension in Burundi in recent months over moves by the government to try to change the constitution.

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Thu Jun 05, 2014

News24

Burundi ready to boost CAR contingent

Paris - Burundi is ready to send hundreds more troops to Central African Republic, where international forces are trying to put an end to sectarian violence, President Pierre Nkurunziza has said.

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