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Burundi swears in Evariste Ndayishimiye as new President

Evariste Ndayishimiye has been sworn-in as the brand new President of Burundi after the surprising demise of his predecessor, Pierre Nkurunziza.

Ndayimishiye, who received the rustic’s election on Would possibly 20th was once intended to take over in August however the State Constitutional Courtroom dominated that the investiture be introduced ahead following Nkurunziza’s demise.

The 52-year-old who was once sworn-in on Thursday on the Ingoma stadium within the capital town, Gitegay took an oath to“dedicate all his pressure to protecting the awesome pursuits of the country and make sure the nationwide harmony and brotherly love of the Burundian other people, its peace and social justice.”

The Catholic archbishop of Gitegay, Simon Ntamwana, whilst praying for the brand new President advised him to convey again the refugees in camps to the rustic.

“Needless to say you’re a son of God and as such should convey peace amongst Burundians, you understand how a lot we’d like it.

“Carry again to our nation the refugees within the camps, convey again the intellectuals in exile in order that they may be able to participate within the construction of our nation.

“Renew ties with the world neighborhood so they may be able to assist us broaden,” he mentioned.

FIRSTPEDIA recollects that Pierre Nkurunziza who dominated the East African country for 15 years died on the age of 55 after struggling a middle assault.

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