Eye on Africa

Burundi mourns late president Nkurunziza

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Burundi enters an official period of mourning following the sudden death of President Pierre Nkurunziza. Tributes pour in from across the continent, yet his legacy remains complex as the country grapples with the violent fallout from his controversial 2015 bid for a third term. Also, suspected Boko Haram fighters kill dozens of villagers in Nigeria's northeast – our correspondent tells us more. And in Belgium, a 14-year-old boy has launched a petition to remove the statue of King Leopold II, whose rule in the Congo resulted in the deaths of millions of Africans. Our team reports.