The President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, has been declared dead, according to the government, he died at age 55 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
The government in a statement released noted that he was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell.
His condition got better but on he had a cardiac arrest and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
The Burundi President was expected to step down from the presidency in August after 15 years in power.
More details soon.