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Burundi: Nkurunziza’s death sparks COVID-19 fears, rumours

Speculation swirls in Burundi over what caused the death of the president, and who will replace him.

People in Burundi are waiting to find out who will take over after the sudden death of their president.

Pierre Nkurunziza died on Monday at the age of 55.

A government statement said he had a heart attack but there are rumours he may have been infected with COVID-19.

Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from Nairobi, Kenya.