Burundi: Could Pierre Nkurunziza's Departure Save Burundi? – AuthenticAfrican

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[ISS] Does the decision by Burundi's ruling CNDD-FDD party to replace President Pierre Nkurunziza as its candidate for the elections due in May offer hope for this desperate country? Nkurunziza has overstayed his welcome for at least five years by extending his tenure for an unconstitutional third term in 2015, through a legal sleight of hand.