Burundi votes

BUJUMBURA, Burundi | Burundi votes in referendum on the president’s power

BUJUMBURA, Burundi — Burundi is voting Thursday in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend the president’s rule until 2034. Five million people are registered to vote in the referendum amid fears of violence because of President Pierre Nkurunziza’s efforts to prolong his stay in power despite widespread opposition. This east African country descended … Continue reading BUJUMBURA, Burundi | Burundi votes in referendum on the president’s power