Pierre Nkurunziza

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Pierre Nkurunziza
Pierre Nkurunziza - World Economic Forum on Africa 2008.jpg
President of Burundi
Assumed office
26 August 2005
Vice PresidentMartin Nduwimana
Yves Sahinguvu
Terence Sinunguruza
Preceded byDomitien Ndayizeye
Personal details
Born (1963-12-18) 18 December 1963 (age 56)
Bujumbura, Burundi
Political partyNational Council for the Defense of Democracy
Spouse(s)Denise Bucumi
Alma materUniversity of Burundi

Pierre Nkurunziza (born 18 December 1963) is the President of Burundi.[1] He began his term as President in 2005.[2] 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]

  1. "AFP: Burundi's president Pierre Nkurunziza re-elected". Agence France-Presse. First July 2010. Retrieved 4 July 2010. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. "Re-elected Burundian president takes oath as African leaders present", Xinhua, 26 August 2010.