Exiled Burundian refugees see no end to their plight

Burundian refugees wait for handouts in Gashora, RwandaNine months after Burundi slid into a violent political crisis that has killed more than 400 people, Mike Nahimana’s dream of opening a bar in Bujumbura is a distant memory. Now a refugee in Kigali, the capital of neighbouring Rwanda, the dreadlocked 29-year old is building a new life in exile. African leaders meet on Saturday at their annual summit in Ethiopia, where they are expected to vote on sending 5,000 peacekeepers to Burundi, a plan the government has rejected.

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