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Burundi's president dismisses key ministers

Defence and foreign affairs ministers removed as army is deployed to quell protests in the capital Bujumbura.

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza

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Burundi's Nkurunziza: 'It's either me or al-Shabab'

President makes first public appearance since coup attempt, as his office says elections are likely to face delays.

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S Africa arrests hundreds of migrants in crackdown

Authorities deny security crackdown, in which 1,650 migrants have been arrested, is fanning xenophobic sentiment.

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S Africa deports hundreds of Mozambican nationals

At least 400 people removed in raids targeting foreign nationals, drawing ire from activists.

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Alleged #Burundi coup leaders appear in court

Main coup leader, General Godefroid Niyombare has escaped but 17 other coup leaders face prosecution.

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Girl allegedly detonates bomb in Nigeria's Damaturu

The blast at a bus station leaves at least seven people killed and 31 others injured.

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Doctors: #Burundi police shoot fighters on hospital beds

Doctor claims patients killed after police storm emergency section looking for supporters of failed coup.

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#Burundi arrests three in connection with coup attempt

Presidential spokesman says those arrested include police general and two army generals.

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Mandela's former prison to be powered by solar energy

Robben Island prison, known for holding late president Nelson Mandela and now a tourist site, will go solar.

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Burundian crisis triggers civilian mass exodus

UN says 105,000 people have fled Burundi with Tanzanian authorities bearing the brunt of a severe refugee crisis.

Burundians

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