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(BBC News) Cohabiting couples in Burundi have until the end of the year to get married or face legal consequences.

 

The government order comes after President Pierre Nkurunziza launched a campaign “to moralise society”.

 

A government spokesman said a crackdown on informal relationships was needed to combat a population explosion.

 

He said too many schoolgirls were getting pregnant and men were taking advantage of women by cohabiting with several simultaneously.

 

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