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Opinion: Nkurunziza’s victory puts Burundi at risk

In Burundi the Electoral Commission has announced that incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza has won Tuesday's elections, as expected. His victory puts the country's future at risk, says DW's Dirke Köpp. More than 80 people dead, countless injured, hundreds of arbitrary arrests and an atmosphere of oppression and violence which has caused more than 175,000 Burundians to flee their country. All…


Farid Zahran

Will the parliamentary elections be held?

Some people may not remember that the parliamentary elections were supposed to take place in October 2014, but were postponed more than once, and we are now in May 2015. The new promise is that the elections will be held after Eid Al-Fitr, roughly three months from now. These continuous postponements have raised many questions …