Outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is dead.
According to reports from Burundi government, the 55-year-old president succumbed to heart attack.
President Nkurunziza was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell. Unconfirmed reports indicate he had contracted Covid-19.
His wife Denise, had also been airlifted to Nairobi for Covid-19 treatment.
More details to follow…