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Burundi to Vote Thursday on Constitutional Changes

Thursday's controversial referendum could extend the president's term in office to seven years and allow him to run for two consecutive terms. In a worst case scenario, rights groups fear the referendum could spark a new Burundian civil war. Politicians have had their chance to argue the case for and against changing the constitution, but their debate has focused on the political system. Bujumbura residents say the proposed changes do not address their day-to-day...

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