Buyoya, pictured at Chatham House in 2013
Ndayizeye in 2005
Buyoya in 1990
Flag of the Kingdom of Burundi (1962–1966).
Independence Square and monument in Bujumbura.
Belligerents of the Second Congo War. Burundi backed the rebels.
View of the capital city Bujumbura in 2006.
Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi in 2005–2020.
Embassy of Burundi in Brussels
Map of Burundi.
Hippos at Kibira National Park in the Northwest of Burundi
A proportional representation of Burundi exports, 2019
Historical development of GDP per capita
Graphical depiction of Burundi's product exports in 28 colour-coded categories in 2009.
Fishermen on Lake Tanganyika.
Bujumbura International Airport terminal in Bujumbura
Bicycles are a popular means of transport in Burundi
Men in colourful dresses and drums
Children in Bujumbura, Burundi
Drums from Gitega.
Football in Burundi.
Carolus Magnus School in Burundi. The school benefits from the campaign "Your Day for Africa" by Aktion Tagwerk.

Pierre Buyoya (24 November 1949 – 17 December 2020) was a Burundian army officer and politician who served two terms as President of Burundi in 1987 to 1993 and 1996 to 2003 as de facto military dictator.

- Pierre Buyoya

Domitien Ndayizeye (born 2 May 1953) is a Burundian politician who was President of Burundi from 2003 to 2005.

- Domitien Ndayizeye

He succeeded Pierre Buyoya, as president on 30 April 2003, after serving as Buyoya's vice president for 18 months.

- Domitien Ndayizeye

He selected Domitien Ndayizeye, a Hutu as his vice-president, who succeeded him as president in 2003.

- Pierre Buyoya

On 13 March 1992, Tutsi coup leader Pierre Buyoya established a constitution, which provided for a multi-party political process and reflected multi-party competition.

- Burundi

In 2003, FRODEBU leader Domitien Ndayizeye (Hutu) was elected president.

- Burundi
Buyoya, pictured at Chatham House in 2013

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People fleeing during 1993 Burundian genocide that marked the civil war's start

Burundian Civil War

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People fleeing during 1993 Burundian genocide that marked the civil war's start
Location of Burundi in Central Africa
The death of President Melchior Ndadaye (pictured 1993) was one of the civil war's main causes
Building torched during the 1993 genocide
Ex-President Pierre Buyoya took over the Burundian government in the 1996 coup
Hutu rebels regularly attacked Bujumbura (center of the map) from the forested mountains around it
Pierre Nkurunziza was elected president in 2005
Burundian government soldiers in 2006, shortly after the conflict's end.

The Burundian Civil War was a civil war in Burundi lasting from 1993 to 2005.

The last of the coups was in 1987 and installed Tutsi officer Pierre Buyoya.

On 23 July 2001, it was agreed that the transitional government would be led by Buyoya for 18 months, followed by Domitien Ndayizeye, a Hutu and FRODEBU leader.

Senate (Burundi)

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The Senate is the upper chamber of Parliament in Burundi.

Four former heads of state - Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (PARENA), Pierre Buyoya (UPRONA), Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (FRODEBU), and the current transitional president Domitien Ndayizeye (FRODEBU) will occupy seats in the Senate along with three Twa members.