The leader of the opposition Rally of Burundi Democrats, Jeremie Minani, says Pierre Nkurunziza being named "Eternal Supreme Guide" by his political party a few months ahead of a national referendum that could allow him to rule until 2034, is part of a plan to eliminate any challenge.
Ruling Party Gives President New Title of 'Supreme Eternal Leader'
allAfrica, 12 March 2018
The ruling party CNDD-FDD has elevated President Pierre Nkurunziza to the rank of "supreme eternal leader". Top party officials who met on Saturday in Buye, Ngozi province in… Read more »
President Pierre Nkurunziza celebrated the 53rd anniversary of the independence of Burundi at Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium.
The Title of 'Eternal Supreme Guide' Is the Doorway Nkurunziza Bid to Rule Until 2034
This is Africa, 13 March 2018
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has been named "Eternal Supreme Guide" by his political party. This means that no one in the governing CNDD-FDD is allowed to disagree with… Read more »
Activist - 'What Has Nkurunziza Done for His People?'
Deutsche Welle, 9 March 2018
Justice and respect for human rights is what the exiled activist, Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, wants for Burundi. In May 2018, Burundians will vote in a referendum that could extend… Read more »
Conflict Prevention As Pragmatic Response to a Twofold Crisis - Liberal Interventionism and Burundi
Chatham House, 9 March 2018
Contemporary conflict prevention depends on information gathering and knowledge production about developments within the borders of a state, whose internal affairs have been deemed… Read more »
Since Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in early 2015, political instability across the country has tested the limits of global ... Read more »
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