Burundi rivals head for Uganda peace talks

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza delivers a speech after being sworn-in for a controversial third term in power in the capital Bujumbura on August 20, 2015Rival Burundi factions travelled to Uganda on Sunday ahead of talks aimed at ending months of violence, diplomats said, as the African Union pushes the government to accept a peacekeeping force. “The talks on Burundi will be opening in Entebbe… all the parties including government will be here for the talks,” Uganda’s Defence Minister Crispus Kiyonga told AFP, adding that they would be chaired by President Yoweri Museveni.

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