Evariste Ndayishimiye of the Burundi's ruling party casts his ballot at a polling centre in Gitega, Burundi on Wednesday. Photo: ReutersEvariste Ndayishimiye of the Burundi's ruling party casts his ballot at a polling centre in Gitega, Burundi on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Evariste Ndayishimiye of the Burundi's ruling party casts his ballot at a polling centre in Gitega, Burundi on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Burundi declares Evariste Ndayishimiye victor of bitter presidential election

  • Ruling party candidate took 68.72 per cent of vote in what opposition says was flawed process
  • Former army general Ndayishimiye replaces Pierre Nkurunziza, whose final years in office were wracked with turmoil.
Topic |   Africa
Evariste Ndayishimiye of the Burundi's ruling party casts his ballot at a polling centre in Gitega, Burundi on Wednesday. Photo: ReutersEvariste Ndayishimiye of the Burundi's ruling party casts his ballot at a polling centre in Gitega, Burundi on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Evariste Ndayishimiye of the Burundi's ruling party casts his ballot at a polling centre in Gitega, Burundi on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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