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Morocco, Ivory Coast secure qualification for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations
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Morocco, Ivory Coast secure qualification for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

The Moroccans booked an 18th appearance after Group E rivals Burundi and the Central African Republic drew 2-2 in Bujumbura, where the visitors surrendered a two-goal matchday 5 lead.

Burundi's top-flight football league to resume after suspension due to country's general elections
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Burundi's top-flight football league to resume after suspension due to country's general elections

The Burundi Football Federation (BFF) are ready to restart their league and cup competitions after the 20 May elections

Coronavirus Outbreak: Burundi's football leagues to go ahead despite ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Burundi's football leagues to go ahead despite ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Burundi are to continue playing league football despite the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, its football federation decided on Sunday after a meeting of its clubs.

India ranks behind most of SAARC nations at 133 in UN happiness report; Finland happiest, Burundi most discontent country
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India ranks behind most of SAARC nations at 133 in UN happiness report; Finland happiest, Burundi most discontent country

Finland is the world's happiest country while troubled Burundi is the most discontent, according to a new UN report released on Wednesday.

Robert Mugabe deposed in Zimbabwe: Africa's long and bloody history of military coups
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Robert Mugabe deposed in Zimbabwe: Africa's long and bloody history of military coups

After 1960, where no less than 17 African nations declared independence, the continent has seen a large number of dictatorships who have depended on the military.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: South Africa's Caster Semenya strides smoothly into 800m final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: South Africa's Caster Semenya strides smoothly into 800m final

South Africa's double Olympic champion Caster Semenya progressed without problem to the final of the women's 800m after coasting to victory in the semi-final at the IAAF World Championships on Friday.

Gambia withdraws from International Criminal Court, accuses it of racial discrimination
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Gambia withdraws from International Criminal Court, accuses it of racial discrimination

Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, accusing the Hague-based tribunal of the "persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans".

South Africa's withdrawal from International Criminal Court could spark a domino effect
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South Africa's withdrawal from International Criminal Court could spark a domino effect

South Africa announced Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world's worst crimes.

Passenger bus crash kills 18, injures 55 in Burundi
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Passenger bus crash kills 18, injures 55 in Burundi

A passenger bus crashed on Saturday evening, killing 18 passengers and injuring 55 others at Benga in Bujumbura Rural province

Ten grenade blasts leave dozen injured as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visits Burundi
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Ten grenade blasts leave dozen injured as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visits Burundi

Two soldiers were among the injured as well as civilians after the series of explosions in outlying parts of Burundi's capital Bujumbura.

Burundi 'on the very cusp of civil war': UN urges international action
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Burundi 'on the very cusp of civil war': UN urges international action

Burundi is rushing towards civil war and risks Rwanda-style "atrocity crimes", the United Nations human rights chief and experts warned Thursday, urging immediate international action to ward off catastrophe.

Deadly attacks in Burundi leave 21 people dead
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Deadly attacks in Burundi leave 21 people dead

Some 21 people were found shot dead in a neighborhood of Burundi's capital Saturday, a day after the government said an unidentified group carried out coordinated attacks on three military installations elsewhere.

Anticipating unfair elections, opposition candidates withdraw from Burundi presidential race
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Anticipating unfair elections, opposition candidates withdraw from Burundi presidential race

hree candidates, including two former presidents, announced their withdrawal from Burundi's upcoming presidential race, predicting the contest in this restive African nation will not be free and fair.

Amid election unrest, two protesters wounded by  Burundi police gunfire
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Amid election unrest, two protesters wounded by Burundi police gunfire

Two protesters opposed to a controversial bid by Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term were wounded Thursday when police opened fire at a demonstration in the capital, witnesses said.

Burundi's president skips talks amid crisis to campaign for third term
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Burundi's president skips talks amid crisis to campaign for third term

Burundi's president skipped regional talks on Monday aimed at brokering a deal to end weeks of unrest in the country, choosing instead to campaign for his controversial third term

East African leaders to meet in hopes of resolving Burundi crisis
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East African leaders to meet in hopes of resolving Burundi crisis

East African leaders are to meet on Monday in the latest bid to resolve the political crisis in Burundi, after controversial elections were internationally condemned for not being free and fair.

Burundi: Ruling party in the lead as election officials finish vote-counting
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Burundi: Ruling party in the lead as election officials finish vote-counting

Burundi election officials finished vote-counting on Tuesday, a day after internationally condemned polls boycotted by the opposition, with the ruling party expected to win a sweeping victory.

Burundi mourn murdered opposition leader, activists vow protests
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Burundi mourn murdered opposition leader, activists vow protests

Thousands of Burundi activists mourned a murdered opposition leader at his funeral on Sunday, vowing to intensify their protests against a bid by the president of the central African nation to seek a third consecutive term.

New Burundi defence minister demands army 'cohesion' after coup bid
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New Burundi defence minister demands army 'cohesion' after coup bid

Burundi's defence minister has called for army unity after a failed coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza and demanded soldiers hiding "rejoin their units."

Burundi president fires three ministers after failed coup
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Burundi president fires three ministers after failed coup

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced on Monday a partial cabinet reshuffle in addition to firing the ministers of Defence, foreign affairs and trade, replacing them with trusted figures after a failed coup attempt on May 13.