Burundi president dies of ‘cardiac arrest’ at 55

Burundi president dies of ‘cardiac arrest’ at 55

(bbc)-A government statement says that he was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell.

His condition then improved but on Monday he had a cardiac arrest and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Mr Nkurunziza was due to step down from the presidency in August after 15 years in power.