Burundi top court says to swear in president-elect immediately

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In an attempt to fill the power vacuum after Pierre Nkurunziza’s death, Burundi’s top constitutional court has ruled that the president-elect should take power immediately. Also, the UN and NGOs such as Reporters Without Borders support the plight of imprisoned Cameroonian journalists, pressuring Paul Biya’s government after authorities have revealed that journalist Samuel Wazizi had died in custody. And we’ll get reactions from Kinshasa over whether or not a statue of Belgium’s colonial King Leopold II should be removed, this after similar questions have been asked in Belgium.

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