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Recent Massacre Overshadows Burundi Summit

In Tanzania, at least five African heads of state are among those gathering to come up with a power-sharing agreement for a new government to end Burundi’s 11-year-old civil war. But last week’s massacre of more than 150 Tutsis at a refugee camp in Burundi is threatening to derail the power sharing summit. Leaders and ministers from eight African nations are meeting in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam in a second attempt to finalize a power-sharing deal for Burundi’s new government. The summit comes weeks after Tutsi parties rejected a plan that would see power split 50-50 between ethnic Hutus and Tutsis in the senate and 60-40 between Hutus and Tutsis in the national assembly. Full Story

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