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African Leaders Want Burundi Election Postponed

African leaders have urged Burundi to postpone its forthcoming general elections by at least a month and a half. The advice came on Sunday in Tanzania, during a meeting where the crisis in Burundi was discussed. The heads of state of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, which together with Burundi and Rwanda form the East African

Cholera Kills Burundi Refugees

Humanitarian agencies are struggling to cope as tens of thousands of Burundian refugees stranded on Kagunga Island in Tanzania face worsening medical conditions. At least 33 people have died, with 27 deaths believed to have been cholera-related. The World Health Organization declared cholera a level 1 emergency in the region on Wednesday. An official of

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