Suspected rebels sit at the Ndora military camp in Bukinanyana, northern Cibitoke province, on July 13, 2015, after being arrested by Burundian army forces. AFP PHOTO/STR
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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni arrived in Burundi Tuesday for crisis talks, as President Pierre Nkurunziza readied for a third term bid in polls next week following months of violence.Museveni, appointed mediator last week by the five-nation East African Community (EAC), arrived by road via Rwanda to push stalled talks between Nkurunziza's ruling CNDD-FDD party and opposition groups.With the presidential elections now scheduled for July 21, Museveni has been left with only a few days to succeed.Museveni must convince the president to step down, said opposition leader Leonce Ngendakumana.Presidential communication advisor Willy Nyamitwe said he hoped Museveni would convince the opposition to take part in polls.
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