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Burundi Ruling Party Happy With Election Turnout

Burundi’s ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party said it is happy with the turnout in Monday’s parliamentary elections despite an opposition boycott and international criticism the atmosphere was not conducive for a free, fair and transparent vote.  Party Chairman Pascal Nyabenda said Burundians defied opposition boycott calls because they prefer democracy to a coup d’état.   He dismissed global...

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