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Burundi’s Ruling Party Considers Delay of Presidential Vote

Burundi’s ruling CNDD-FDD party has indicated it will conditionally accept the call by East African leaders to delay the July 15 presidential election two weeks to July 30.   Party chairman Pascal Nyabenda said any decision to delay the vote must ensure that the constitution, which mandates that presidential elections cannot go beyond July 26, is not violated.  The constitution also states that the president-elect must be sworn in by August 26. Leaders of the East...

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