Burundi awaits voting Results, Meanwhile Opposition Candidate alleges election riging.

Burundian head to the polls to cast their votes after five years of political turmoil and Opposition leader alleges electoral fraud

After heading to the pools in throngs, shoulder to shoulder with no mask to cast their ballot yesterday to replace the country’s long standing president Pierre Nkurunziza, a former rebel leader who has ruled the landlocked Central African nation with impunity for the past 15 years.


However, the results of the polls will usher in a post-Nkurunziza’s era marked by political turmoil. The polling stations were closed accross the national teritory yesterday in a largely calm and serene atmosphere.

 

 


Tambe Mathew Bleck

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