Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza rewards daughter at workers' ceremonies

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza during a past event. FILE PHOTO | AFP

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  • "Head of state Pierre Nkurunziza gave an envelope (of money) to his daughter Naomie Nkurunziza, who has been behaving well at home," state broadcaster RTNB said.

  • The decade-old tradition has also seen Nkurunziza reward one of his sons, Jonathan, who was aged five at the time, his wife, Denise Bucumi, and one of their nannies.

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza lauded his 12-year-old daughter and gave her money at May Day ceremonies designed to honour the country's top workers.

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