|President of Burundi|
|Assumed office |
26 August 2005
|Vice President||Martin Nduwimana|
|Preceded by||Domitien Ndayizeye|
|Born||18 December 1963|
|Political party||National Council for the Defense of Democracy|
|Alma mater||University of Burundi|
Pierre Nkurunziza (born 18 December 1963) is the President of Burundi. He began his term as President in 2005. His predecessor was Domitien Ndayizeye. Before he was President, Nkurunziza was an activist for freedom fighting. His father was also a politician in Burundi.
References[change | change source]
- "AFP: Burundi's president Pierre Nkurunziza re-elected". Agence France-Presse. First July 2010. Retrieved 4 July 2010. Check date values in:
- "Re-elected Burundian president takes oath as African leaders present", Xinhua, 26 August 2010.