Burundi President to Run for Third Term Despite Protest.| glObserver Global Economics


Burundi’s president has been declared as candidate for a controversial third term in office, his ruling party announced, despite mounting protests over the move that the opposition says is unconstitutional.

Source: globserver.cn

"We wish to announce to the national and international community that the member who has been selected to represent us in the elections is Pierre Nkurunziza," the chief of CNDD-FDD, Pascal Nyabenda, announced next a party conference.

He said Nkurunziza, a former rebel leader who has by presently served two-terms as president, "has the right to be elected".

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