Burundi appoints new governor

Gaspard Sindayigaya will replace the recently arrested Isaac Bizimana as the new governor of the Central Bank of Burundi.

Sindayigaya was formerly the director general of the Commercial Bank of Burundi.

Bizimana was arrested Saturday 4 August on suspicion of embezzlement. The alleged embezzlement involves payments made to Interpetrol, an oil company, between 1996 and 2002.

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