Former Burundi rebel chief says to seek presidency in 2015

By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) – A former Burundian Hutu rebel leader believed by authorities to have been in exile in the Congo for almost three years said on Tuesday he would take a second stab at the presidency in 2015 elections. Agathon Rwasa ran for the top post in the central African country in 2010, but withdrew from the race after accusing the ruling party of rigging the vote. He later fled, saying he feared for his safety. Burundian authorities believed he was hiding in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo with fellow former combatants. …

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