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Burundi referendum: First a third term for Nkurunziza, now seven-year mandates

The referendum could see Burundi's President Nkurunziza's mandate extended and has sparked fears of more violence.

NY Times /
What I SAW: In Tiny Burundi, a Huge Vote

Citizens of the small landlocked East African nation of Burundi headed to the polls on Thursday to vote on a referendum to change the constitution. Our East Africa bureau chief, Jina Moore, was there documenting the day and the mood of those voting for and against the changes.

NY Times /
Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term

The new rules pave the way for Pierre Nkurunziza, the country’s longest-serving president, to potentially stay in power until 2034.

NY Times /
Burundi’s Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.

Pierre Nkurunziza, the leader of a tiny African country, could become an “eternal” president after a referendum to extend terms in office.

NY Times /
26 Killed in Burundi Attack, Minister Says, Blaming Terrorists

The country’s security minister did not identify the “terrorist group” he accused of the killings, a few days before a constitutional referendum.

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