VOA: Burundi's President to Address Nation

Burundi's president is scheduled to deliver a nationwide address Tuesday, amid increasing pressure for him to abandon plans to run for a third term.

According to his office, President Pierre Nkurunziza will speak on radio and television at 8 p.m. local time (1800 UTC).

Protests against the president resumed in the capital Tuesday, with demonstrators vowing to continue until the president withdraws his plan to seek re-election.

Burundi Crisis News Updates -- May 19, 2015

Burundi's leader Pierre Nkurunziza in 'no revenge' pledge -- BBC
Burundi police fire teargas, beat anti-president protesters -- Reuters
Burundi police fire teargas at protesters -- The Guardian
Burundi Protests Resume as Calls Build for Election Delay -- Bloomberg
Hundreds Protest in Burundi’s Capital in Defiance of Ban -- NYT
Masses of Burundi Refugees Show up in Tanzania -- AP
Burundian Refugees Crowd Tanzanian Town -- VOA
Burundi Refugees Face Cholera Outbreak -- WSJ
Burundi refugees say there is no turning back as fears grow of reprisals at home -- The Guardian
U.S. fears Burundi on cusp of ethnic violence -- Politico
Delaying the elections in Burundi could be the best way to avoid fueling ethnic tensions -- Omar Mohammed, Quartz

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