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Burundi to Consider Summit Request for Election Delay

A spokesman for Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said the government is open to the proposal made by leaders of the East African Community (EAC) to delay elections for at least six weeks.  Deputy presidential spokesman Gervais Abayeho said the Burundian Electoral Commission, in collaboration with political parties, will consider the EAC request and come up with a proposal for the government to consider. In a statement issued Sunday following an emergency regional summit in...

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