A report on Pierre Buyoya, Melchior Ndadaye and Burundi
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
Melchior Ndadaye (28 March 1953 – 21 October 1993) was a Burundian intellectual and politician.- Melchior Ndadaye
Running as a candidate in the 1993 Burundian presidential election, he was defeated by Hutu candidate Melchior Ndadaye of the FRODEBU opposition party.- 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
That year Burundi became beset by ethnic violence, and on 23 October he criticised the government of President Pierre Buyoya in a meeting called by the governor of Gitega Province.- Melchior Ndadaye
In June 1993, Melchior Ndadaye, leader of the Hutu-dominated Front for Democracy in Burundi (FRODEBU), won the first democratic election.- Burundi
2 related topics with Alpha
Burundian Civil War0 links
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.
Thus, FRODEBU leader Melchior Ndadaye became Burundi's first democratically elected Hutu president.
Sylvestre Ntibantunganya0 links
Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (born 8 May 1956) is a Burundian politician.
UBU developed two factions, with the first advocating armed revolution and the second—led by Ntibantunganya and Melchior Ndadaye—advocating democracy and political freedom.
In 1988, President Pierre Buyoya decreed the creation of a 24-person commission to study ethnic divisions in Burundi and create a plan for national unity.