Burundians Vote in Controversial Referendum

Burundians are going to the polls to vote in a constitutional referendum set to allow Pierre Nkurunziza, president since the end of the country's civil war in 2005, an opportunity to stay in power until 2034.

  • Burundi:   Who is President Pierre Nkurunziza?

    Deutsche Welle, 17 May 2018

    Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza was named "eternal supreme guide" by his CNDD-FDD party on the eve of the constitutional referendum. A 'yes' vote could keep him in office… Read more »

Voters queue in the 2018 referendum.

Voters in the Burundi referendum on May 17.


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