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US Sanctions 4 Burundian Generals, Politicians

One person has died of suspected cholera at Mbegu landing site along the Lake Albert shores in Hoima district.

Fredrick Byenume the acting Hoima district Health officer says that the deceased whose identity could not be availed in time, malady http://comeduraredipiu.com/wp-content/plugins/thrive-leads/editor-templates/post_footer/40_set.php died on Wednesday.

Byenume revealed that the deceased presented symptoms of cholera such as diarrhea, http://chutneyrestaurant.ca/wp-includes/class-wp-taxonomy.php vomiting, dehydration, high fever and general body weakness.

Cholera which is caused by poor sanitation and hygiene has killed more than ten people in Hoima district this year.

Early this week, four cases of Cholera were confirmed in Hoima municipality.

 
The United States government has sanctioned four prominent figures in Burundi believed to be the masterminds of the current wave of violence in the East African nation that has claimed over 400 lives.

The US State Department announced on Saturday morning that it had invoked the Executive Order 13712 against four unnamed persons involved and fuelling the crisis in Burundi.

The newly announced sanctions bring to 8 the numbers of government and opposition officials targeted by the US.

We continue to support efforts to hold those accountable who violate and abuse human rights and undermine stability in Burundi, order http://centrodelasartesslp.gob.mx/home/wp-includes/theme.php ” announced the State Department.

“Any effort to promote violence or provide outside support to armed elements in Burundi, http://cerlalc.org/wp-content/plugins/types/library/toolset/toolset-common/inc/toolset.compatibility.php or to sanctioned individuals, is unacceptable and can lead to additional sanctions under the Executive Order.”

The US also called upon authorities in the region to fully investigate any and all reports of recruitment of Burundian refugees and outside support to Burundian armed elements.

“Our senior officials remain engaged at the highest levels with regional leaders to support immediate, internationally-mediated peace talks.”

The Obama administration further called upon the Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, his government, and the opposition to de-escalate tensions, refrain from further violence, and fully participate in talks.

“We stand ready to support the African Union and the region in taking all necessary steps – including possible deployment of an intervention force – to prevent further violence and achieve a consensual, political resolution to this crisis.”


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