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  1. Aime Kitenge

    Aime Kitenge


    Aime Debo Kitenge (born 11 November 1975) is a retired Burundian goalkeeper last with Thanda Royal Zulu in the Premier Soccer League of South Africa.

  2. Khadja Nin

    Khadja Nin


    Khadja Nin (born June 27, 1959) is a Burundian singer and musician.

  3. Sylvestre Ntibantunganya

    Sylvestre Ntibantunganya


    Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (born 8 May 1956) is a Burundi politician. He was Speaker of the National Assembly of Burundi from December 1993 to 1 October 1994 and President of Burundi from 6 April 1994 to 25 July 1996 (interim to October 1994).

  4. Hussein Radjabu

    Hussein Radjabu


    Hussein Radjabu is a former Burundian politician. He was the party chairman of the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy until February 2007, when he was deposed at a party congress. In April 2007, he was arrested on charges of "plotting an armed rebellion and insulting the president by referring to him as an "empty bottle". In April 2008,Honorable Al hadji Houssein Radjabu pleaded not guilty of those allegations against him and some of other party members with whom they have been inculpated by the Burundian government. Reguardless he defence to those allegations which were seems to be a mobile for the President Pierre Nkurunziza and some of the influencial members of the party to exclude him from the political scene. For many the Burundian and especially partisans of the CNDD-FDD he was the man of integreaty and patriotism whereby he did not stoped to defend the interest of the people in various ways such as the principal causes that led them and other many burundians to resist against the authoritarian regime. The President Nkurunziza and his clan did not stoped until the man they did not want to be among them the sentenced to a 13 year prison. The important point remained as a question to many is that when was it possible for ten to eleven people with two guns can defined the allegations and also when does who killed the Hon. President Melchior Ndadaye and other tons of Burundian will be held to justice.

  5. Rénovat Ndayirukiye

    Rénovat Ndayirukiye


  6. Lydia Nsekera

    Lydia Nsekera


    Lydia Nsekera (born 20 April 1967) has been a member of the International Olympic Committee since 2009. In 2012 she was the first woman to be co-opted onto the FIFA Executive Committee for one year and in 2013 gained election for a full four year term, also the first woman to achieve this.

  7. Alexis Sinduhije

    Alexis Sinduhije


    Alexis Sinduhije (born 5 May 1967) is a Burundian journalist and politician. After founding Radio Publique Africaine during the Burundi Civil War, Sinduhije received a CPJ International Press Freedom Award and was named to the Time 100 list of most influential people. In 2007, he left journalism to run for president, but was arrested in 2008 on a charge of "insulting the president," Pierre Nkurunziza, drawing protests on his behalf from the U.S., U.K., and Amnesty International. He was found not guilty and released in 2009. The film "Kamenge, Northern Quarters" follows Sinduhije before, during, and after his incarceration.

  8. Marina Barampama

    Marina Barampama


    Marina Barampama (born 1969) is a Burundian politician. She was elected Second Vice President on 8 September 2006, replacing Alice Nzomukunda. She is an ethnic Hutu member of the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD).

  9. Augustin Nsanze

    Augustin Nsanze


    Augustin Nsanze (born 1953) is a Burundiian historian, politician and diplomat. He is currently the Chief Advisor to Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza. Prior to this role Nsanze was Burundi's Minister for Foreign Affairs (Secretary of State) from 2009 to 2011. During President Nkurunziza's first administration he was appointed as Burundi's Ambassador to the United Nations in New York. Prior to entering politics, Nsanze was a professor and researcher at Hope Africa University and the University of Burundi.

  10. Immaculée Nahayo

    Immaculée Nahayo


    Immaculée Nahayo Nyandwi (born 1948) is the first Woman elected Speaker of the National Assembly of Burundi. She held this post from 16 August 2005 to 2007. She was also elected Speaker of The African Parliament Union (APU) to March 2007.

  11. Agathon Rwasa

    Agathon Rwasa


    Agathon Rwasa is a Burundian politician and the leader of the National Liberation Forces (Forces pour la Liberation Nationale, FNL). He was a Hutu militia leader during the Burundi Civil War.

  12. Mwambutsa IV Bangiriceng of Burundi

    Mwambutsa IV Bangiriceng of Burundi


    King Mwambutsa IV Bangiricenge (1912 – 26 April 1977), succeeded on the death of his father Mutaga IV Mbikije, 30 November 1915.

  13. Juma Mossi

    Juma Mossi


    "Juma Mossi" (born 7 July 1973), known professionally as Juma Mossi, is a retired Burundian footballer who served as captain of the Burundian national team. Having been given the nickname "Mossi" in recognition of his superior ability that evoked comparisons to Brazilian footballer Pelé,he is considered by many Burundian football experts to be the greatest Burundian footballer of all time. He found fame in Gabon's Ligue 1 with FC 105 de Libreville and Overseas.

  14. François Ngeze

    François Ngeze


    François Ngeze was the head of state of Burundi from 21 October 1993 to 27 October 1993. He was chosen by the military Committee of Public Salvation, a group of army officers that overthrew the democratically elected government of president Melchior Ndadaye (who was killed during the coup).

  15. Jean-Baptiste Bagaza

    Jean-Baptiste Bagaza


    Colonel Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (born 29 August 1946) is a Burundian politician who was Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Council in Burundi until November 10, 1976, and President from November 10, 1976 to September 3, 1987. While travelling abroad, Bagaza was deposed in a military coup d'état. He was replaced as president by Pierre Buyoya, and went into exile in Uganda and later went to Libya. where he lived until 1993.

  16. Leonce Ngendakumana

    Leonce Ngendakumana


    Léonce Ngendakumana is a Burundian politician. He was born in 1954 in the province of Bujumbura, to a modest family. He launched his political career at a young age when he became politically active in the BAMPERE party, until the creation of the Burundi Workers' Party (UBU).

  17. Juma Masudi

    Juma Masudi


    Juma Masudi (born 30 August 1977 in Bujumbura) is a Burundian footballer who plays for Inter Star as a striker.

  18. Waso Ramadhani

    Waso Ramadhani


    Waso Ramadhani (born 1 August 1984 in Bujumbura) is a Burundian defender who played with Simba SC in the Tanzanian Premier League.

  19. Frédéric Ngenzebuhoro

    Frédéric Ngenzebuhoro


    Frédéric Ngenzebuhoro was Vice-President of Burundi from 11 November 2004 to late August 2005. He is an ethnic Tutsi and a member of the Union for National Progress (UPRONA) party. Prior to that appointment, Ngenzebuhoro had served in a number of ministerial capacities under prior President Pierre Buyoya.

  20. Epitace Bayaganakandi

    Epitace Bayaganakandi


    Colonel Epitace Bayaganakandi (born 1956) is a Burundian politician. Since 2002, he has been president of the Movement for the Rehabilitation of Citizens-Rurenzangemero (MRC-Rurenzangemero).

  21. Frédéric Bamvuginyumvira

    Frédéric Bamvuginyumvira


    Frédéric Bamvuginyumvira (born 24 June 1961) was 1st Vice-President of Burundi from 11 June 1998 to 1 November 2001. He is a member of the Hutu ethnic group.

  22. Louis Rwagasore

    Louis Rwagasore


    Prince Louis Rwagasore (10 January 1932 – 13 October 1961) is Burundi's national and independence hero. He was a Burundi nationalist and prime minister.

  23. Mathias Sinamenye

    Mathias Sinamenye


    Mathias Sinamenye is an Economist by profession and became 2nd Vice-President of Burundi from 12 June 1998 to 1 November 2001, after he was Governor of the Central Bank of Burundi. He is a member of the Tutsi ethnic group.

  24. Gervais Rufyikiri

    Gervais Rufyikiri


    Gervais Rufyikiri (born 12 April 1965 in Bugendana, Gitega Province) has been the Second Vice President of Burundi since 2010. He became president of the Burundian Senate on 17 August 2005. Rufyikiri is an ethnic Hutu member of the National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD). Rufyikiri holds a doctorate (PhD) in Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Sciences from the Belgian university Université Catholique de Louvain.

  25. Pascal-Firmin Ndimira

    Pascal-Firmin Ndimira


    Pascal-Firmin Ndimira (born 9 April 1956) was Prime Minister of Burundi from 13 June 1994 until 12 July 1998, when the post was abolished.

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