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Nearly 40,000 refugees have fled Burundi to neighbouring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the last month, amid protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term, the United Nations said on Wednesday. The opposition says Burundi's constitution and a peace deal that ended the civil war limits Nkurunziza to two terms. About a dozen demonstrators gathered in the capital's Kinindo district on Wednesday, one of them holding a placard saying: "The constitutional court's decision will not stop us.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.