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Despite New Constitution That Puts Him In Power Until 2034, Burundi’s President Says He Will Be Out of Office In 2020

Burundi’s president Pierre Nkurunziza attends a rally to launch the ruling party’s campaign calling for a “Yes” vote in the upcoming constitutional …

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View on Africa: Burundi’s presidential U-turn

2018-06-13<p>On 7 June, Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he will not stand for re-election in 2020. His decision comes just days …

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Blog4Dev Burundi: New mentality, new growth!

“To succeed in life, you have to study hard and obtain your diploma with honors so that you can eventually land a high-paying job,” is what my father …

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Burundi's President to Step Down in 2020

Citizen, 7 June 2018<p>Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said on Thursday he would not run for another term, despite widespread belief that he …

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Could Burundi's Nkurunziza be eyeing a return to monarchy?

Friday, June 8, 2018: Papers brace for the opening of the G7 summit, with US President Donald Trump set to arrive "like a wrecking ball." In Burundi, surprise turns to suspicion after Pierre Nkurunziza's announcement he won't be seeking re-election. As Le Monde writes, it could be a sign he's …

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Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza Pledges to Step Down in 2020

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said he will step down after elections in 2020, in a statement that may help ease the East African nation’s …

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Burundi president says he won't stay beyond third term

Burundi's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, has said he won't run again in 2020. The surprise statement follows the enactment of a new constitution that …

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Burundi president promises to step down in 2020

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said in a surprise announcement on Thursday that he will not run in the 2020 elections, despite a recent …

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Burundi’s president says will not seek re-election, easing unrest fears | Reuters

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi’s long-serving President Pierre Nkurunziza promised on Thursday to step down when his term ends in 2020, easing fears of fresh violence in the impoverished country.<p>Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza signs the new constitution at the presidential palace in Gitega …

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Burundi: I don’t believe Nkurunziza when he says he won’t run in 2020, says FNL spokesman

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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza promises to step down in 2020

In tonight’s edition of Eye on Africa: Burundi's president promises he'll step down at the end of his term in 2020. Pierre Nkurunziza's announcement eases fears of fresh violence. Also, protesters in Tunisia demand an end to the dumping of dead migrants in unmarked graves. This just days after …

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Least developed countries: UN classification | Data

• Afghanistan<br>• Angola<br>• Bangladesh<br>• Benin<br>• Bhutan<br>• Burkina Faso<br>• Burundi<br>• Cambodia<br>• Central African Republic<br>• Chad<br>• Comoros<br>• Congo, Dem. Rep.<br>• Djibouti<br>• Eritrea<br>• Ethiopia<br>• Gambia, …

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Umwihwezo ku bijanye n'itunganywa ry'amatora mu Burundi

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Security Council: Protection of civilians in armed conflict (8267th meeting), The situation in Burundi (8268th meeting)

24 May 2018 - Meeting on the protection of civilians in armed conflict followed by a meeting on the situation in Burundi.

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Burundi 2018 Coffee Crop Seen as High as 17,000 Tons, Body Says

The Burundi Coffee Farmers’ Confederation expects the country’s harvest to come in at 15,000 to 17,000 metric tons this year following good rainfall …

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SA must help resolve Burundi’s crisis

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Burundi court validates vote to extend president's tenure

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi's constitutional court has upheld the results of the May 17 referendum showing most voters supported constitutional changes that could allow the president to stay in power until 2034.<p>The court on Thursday rejected a petition filed by the opposition alleging …

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Burundi Constitutional Court confirms “Yes” vote victory

Bujumbura - Burundi's Constitutional Court on Thursday validated the victory of the "yes" vote in the referendum on extending the president's term of …

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Trees for Kibira

What's happening?<p>Joining forces with our friends at Common Man Coffee Roasters, we’re getting behind our partners at Long Miles Coffee Project in a …

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Burundi: l'opposition Burundaise face à la Chine et la Russie au CSNU

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Burundi's opposition asks court to reject referendum results

Burundi's main opposition coalition has asked the constitutional court to invalidate the results of last week's referendum on constitutional changes to allow the president to stay in power until 2034.<p>The leader of Amizero y'Abarundi's parliamentary group said Thursday that the vote was marred by …

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Burundi opposition push to annul vote extending president's term

BUJUMBURA, May 24 (Reuters) - Burundi’s opposition asked the constitutional court on Thursday to nullify a referendum that could allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in power until 2034, saying the vote was marred by fraud.<p>Election officials said 73 percent of voters in the East African …

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Death Blow to Democracy in Burundi?

Death Blow to Democracy in Burundi?The government says the majority of Burundians voted in favour of a new constitution that could keep current …

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UN envoy urges ‘inclusive’ talks to resolve crisis in Burundi

Inclusive talks remain the only way to find a lasting solution to the political, socio-economic and humanitarian crisis that has engulfed Burundi …

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UN envoy urges dialogue with opposition after Burundi vote

next<p>prev<p>The U.N. special envoy for Burundi urged the African nation's government Thursday to quickly restart dialogue with the opposition following a referendum that will allow the president to stay in power until 2034.<p>Michel Kafando told the Security Council that Burundi can only solve the current …

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Burundi Signals Readiness to Lift Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts

Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets. …

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Burundi has backed constitutional changes that could see its president rule till 2034

Voters in Burundi have backed a constitutional referendum that could prolong president Pierre Nkurunziza’s term in office until 2034.<p>The electoral commission in late Monday (May 22) said over 73% of the 4.7 million voters supported amendments that increased the current five-year presidential term …

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Burundi Visitor Logbooks Still Required 3 Years After Unrest

The shadow of the Burundian government's 2015 crackdown on political unrest lingers over the capital. Amid tightened security, residents must keep …

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Burundi approves new constitution extending presidential term limit

BURUNDI, May 21 (Reuters) - Seventy-three percent of voters in Burundi approved a new constitution, the country’s electoral commission said on Monday, ushering in changes that could let the president stay in power to 2034.<p>Last week’s referendum asked voters to say “yes” or “no” to amendments …

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