Burundi's President Launches Bid to Extend Rule
Two years after a violent crackdown on opponents, President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a campaign for constitutional changes that could keep him in power until 2034.
Fleeing Burundians (file photo).
Iwacu, 13 December 2017
President Pierre Nkurunziza officially launched on 12 December 2017 the campaign for constitutional referendum. Opposition politicians and human rights activists accuse him of… Read more »
Iwacu, 15 December 2017
President Pierre Nkurunziza officially launched on 12 December 2017 the campaign for constitutional. According to Article 97 of the new constitution, "the President of the Republic… Read more »
VOA, 15 December 2017
The government of Burundi says a recently launched referendum campaign is aimed at strengthening and advancing the country’s laws after more than two years of political… Read more »