Burundi marks 56th anniversary of assassination of independence hero
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
BUJUMBURA, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Burundian citizens on Friday commemorated the 56th anniversary of the assassination of Prince Louis Rwagasore, Burundi's independence hero killed in 1961.
Ceremonies took place throughout the east African country and were characterized by church services and the laying of flowers on Rwagasore's memorials.
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, other senior officials of the Burundian government, diplomats and members of the royal families attended ceremonies in the ...