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Burundi Swears In New President, Evariste Ndayishimiye

Burundi's new leader was sworn in during a fast-tracked ceremony, following the sudden death of former president Pierre Nkurunziza.

Burundi's new president Evariste Ndayishimiye's has been sworn in two months early, following the death of former president Pierre Nkurunziza last week due to heart failure.

Ndayishimiye's was elected president in May, and is the country's first new Head of State in 15 years. Nkurunziza, who was accused of various human rights offenses during his time in office, was slated to step down in August. He had been in office since 2005. Both Ndayishimiye and his predecessor were former rebel leaders, and they were close colleagues.

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Watch Ego Ella May's Dreamy Music Video for 'Give a Little'

The rising British-Nigerian singer is set to release her debut album 'Honey For Wounds' later this month.

Rising British-Nigerian singer Ego Ella May shares a new music video for her single "Give a Little."

The song is an ethereal anthem that highlights the singer's crisp, jazz-inflected vocals, produced by Eun and Melo-Zed. The music video, directed by Natalie Wilson is equally dreamy, as it subtly highlights Black beauty, joy and camaraderie.

May is set to release her debut album Honey For Wounds on June 26, which the artist described as "music to heal to" in a press release.

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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza Has Died

The 55-year-old outgoing president died of heart failure on Monday.