Burundi's central bank chief moves to v president

Burundi's parliament on Friday 9 February transferred central bank governor Gabriel Ntisezerana to the post of second vice president after his predecessor was sacked in a dispute.

"My priorities will be the fight against poverty and corruption," Ntisezerana said after his appointment, according to Reuters.

A replacement to the central bank will be named in the coming days, the report said.

The central African nation's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, sacked former Second Vice President Marine Baram