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.
Who is President Pierre Nkurunziza?
DW, 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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