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Burundi leader believed God chose him, but he led his nation into hell

Having said divine intervention saved his country from Covid-19, there are rumours the disease killed him

AFP

Burundi’s president, Pierre Nkurunziza, believed he was chosen by God to lead the east African nation and he did so with an iron fist, his efforts to stay in power plunging the country into chaos in his final years.

Nkurunziza, who die d on Monday aged 55, had been due to finally stand down as head of state in August after 15 tumultuous years.

The government said he died of heart failure, though his wife, Denise, was flown to Nairobi late last month for treatment after catching the coronavirus...

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