Man Discovers ARVS in House, Commits Suicide

Anti-retroviral capsules

The government of Burundi has organised demonstrations in the Capital Bujumbura to rally people against  the proposed deployment of the African Union Force, buy more about treat Chimp Corps report.

The city protests are being led by Burundi First Vice President Gaston Sindimwo.

It comes high on the heels of a Parliamentary resolution blocking any intervention force in the strife-torn country.

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In Bujumbura, capsule Chimp Corps Claver Ndushabandi says pro-government protesters are carrying posters expressing their opposition to the AU mission.

One of the posters reads: “Silent Majority: I will never accept MAPROBU (African Prevention and Protection Mission in Burundi).”

The protesters are being protected by the military forces as they ride bicycles around the city.

Despite the protestations, the African Union on Friday reiterated its call on the Burundian Government to “urgently consent to the deployment of the planned African Prevention and Protection Mission in Burundi” amid the worsening political and security turmoil in the country.

The continental body which maintains it will not allow a “genocide” in Burundi, issued a statement saying, the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, “continues to closely follow the situation in Burundi and efforts aimed at finding an early and peaceful solution to the current crisis.”

The city protests are being led by Burundi First Vice President Gaston Sindimwo

The city protests are being led by Burundi First Vice President Gaston Sindimwo

In that letter, Dr. Dlamini Zuma stressed that the AU “has no other agenda than to assist the Government and people of Burundi at their hour of need, consistent with its commitment to promote African solutions to African problems.”

Over 400 people have killed and tens of thousands displaced to neighbouring countries, according to United Nations.

Fighting has been raging on in Burundi with rebels opposed to Nkurunziza carrying out  surprise attacks on military installations.

Today Saturday morning, a dead body was found in Musaga town following a night of heavy gunfire in Bujumbura’s southern suburbs.

Grenades and mortars were reportedly used in deadly battles between rebels occupying some mountains overlooking Bujumbura and government forces.
Two men are nursing wounds at Kagadi Government hospital in Kibaale District after they were beaten up heavily wounded by unknown people.

The two suspected thieves were found dumped outside the hospital on the Christmas morning.

Teddy Kusemererwa, seek a medical worker at Kagadi hospital identified only one of the victims as Julius Tugume, a resident of Kibiito village in Kabarole District.

She said the two were brought in by unidentified car that dumped them at the hospital premises.

Tugume after recovering his consciousness told our reporter at the hospital that he was beaten by unknown people as he was coming from his girlfriend’s home.

He denied earlier allegations that they he was involved in theft.
A 31 year old man has committed suicide by hanging after he discovered Anti-retroviral  drugs (ARVs) in his house.

Michael Nyanga, visit this site a resident of Kiryabutuzi village, Kyabigambire Sub County in Hoima district was found hanging on a mango tree in Busisi division, Hoima municipality where he was renting.

According to neighbors, a fight ensued on Christmas Eve between Nyanga and his wife identified as Maama Fahima, after he discovered ARVs in his house.

The man became suspicious that his wife might be HIV positive and taking the drugs behind his back.

Francis Kabagambe the village chairperson revealed that Nyanga’s wife was later in the morning rushed to Hoima Regional referral hospital after she sustained injuries during the fight.

Police detectives discovered the ARVs and a knife that is said to have been used by Nyanga to injure his wife during the fight.

Nyanga’s body was taken by police for postmortem.



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