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By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Three protesters were killed in Burundi's capital on Monday, the Red Cross said, as demonstrations against a decision by President Pierre Nkurunziza's to seek a third term in office ran into a second week. Police in the Musaga district of Bujumbura fired shots towards lines of protesters who were hurling stones, a Reuters witness said. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a news conference in Nairobi the decision to seek a third term "flies directly in the face" of the constitution. Nkurunziza, he said, should pay heed to public concern.
Kenya's deputy president has said there is "no room" for homosexuality in Kenyan society, a widely-shared view in African countries that puts their leaders at odds with Western aid donors who back gay rights. William Ruto made the remarks at a church service on Sunday, the day U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived for talks. The United States has been at the forefront of calls for gay rights in Africa and criticises anti-gay laws on the continent. "The Republic of Kenya is a republic that worships God.
A government statement said 14 people including 12 security officers were wounded. Opposition leader Mouctar Diallo said 30 people were wounded including seven shot, one of whom is in critical condition.