Campaigning starts in Burundi ahead of May 20 polls.

Campaigning starts in Burundi ahead of May 20 polls.

*The campaign for the 20 May presidential, legislative and municipal elections in Burundi began on Monday, in a climate of mistrust towards the government for its management of the new coronavirus epidemic and repression of the opposition.*

The campaign will last until 17 May, according to a presidential decree. It begins at 06H00 (04H00 GMT) and ends at 18H00 each day, “all propaganda” outside the set period being prohibited.

Seven candidates are running for the presidential election, includi…

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