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2 cattle thieves killed in Budi County Cattle Herd

Local government authorities in Budi County of South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria State say two cattle thieves were killed during an attempted cattle theft in Kikilai Boma on Monday. Alfred Odong, the Executive Director of Budi County, told Radio Tamazuj on Thursday that the two suspects believed to be from Ikotos …

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Burundi to hold Presidential elections today despite COVID-19

Despite Confirming 42 cases of COVID-19, Burundi is holding its presidential election today, Wednesday, 20th May 2020. More than five million people are eligible to take part in the poll, which could mark Burundi’s first peaceful transfer of power since independence in 1962. Polling stations will open at 6:00am and …

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More Than 6,000 Bodies Found In Horror Mass Graves Site

More than 6,000 bodies from the victims of a protracted civil war have been discovered in Burundi. The bodies were discovered in six mass graves in Karusi Province – the largest finding since the government launched a nationwide excavation in January. Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, chairman of the country’s truth and …

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Burundi schoolgirl dies ‘after caning’

A 14-year-old schoolgirl in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, has died after being brutally caned by a teacher, her father has told the BBC. Chadia Nishimwe was caned on the neck and legs, and the beating also caused her to bleed from the nose and ears, Jean-Marie Misago said. “She just died …

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