Burundi president to apply on Friday to vote board to seek third term

May 8, 2015 9:21 AM

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BUJUMBURA Burundi's president will submit on Friday an application to the national electoral commission to seek a third term, the ruling party said, a move likely to stoke more anger among those protesting against his bid for another five years in office.

Saturday is the deadline for prospective candidates to submit their applications to the CENI election commission.

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