Tracking down Burundi’s president, Pierre Nkurunziza, is not difficult. Almost every afternoon, as the sun sets over Lake Tanganyika, the stocky 45-year-old can be found on the same pitch playing central defence for his beloved football team, the Halleluyah FC. It’s always easy for the beer-sipping expats at the neighbouring boules club to tell when the president, who is an ex-rebel and born-again Christian, is in the team. The pick-up truck parked outside with a heavy machine gun on the back and the liberally armed soldiers acting as ball boys…
Drummers rehearse on the outskirts of Bujumbura
Bora Bora restaurant, Lake Tanganyika
Burundi Palace Hotel
Independence monument on a hill overlooking Bujumbura
Advertising in Bujumbura city centre
Trade, industry and tourism minister Euphrasie Bigirimana
Poster of Prince Louis Rwagasore and President Melchior Ndadaye, both assassinated Burundi leaders
Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika
Burundi golf course
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