- Burundian government spokesperson said President Nkurunziza is open to the formation of a national unity government.
- Formation of national unity government provided for in the constitutions
- Elections results expected to be released on Friday. July 24th, 2015
- July 22nd, 2015- Military and human rights observers from the African Union deployed to Burundi
July 21st, 2015, Burundi voters took part in a highly controversial characterized by violence and numerous electoral irregularities presidential elections.
A Burundian spokesman expressed the willingness of President Nkurunziza to form an all-inclusive government incorporating the opposition in a bid to end the crisis that Burundi plunged into this year.
Despite the Burundian constitution Article 129, the formation of a national unity government is provided for, Willy Nyamitwe, said that the born-again Nkurunziza was reaching to reconcile all sides of government.
The national unity government was among the solutions for the crisis discussed in the recent talks mediated by President Yoweri Museveni.
The opposition has been accused of trying to get into government without elections and depriving the people their democratic right.
On Wednesday, the AU announced deployment of military and human rights observers expected to monitor the disarmament of the militias and uncover the truth of the actual cause of the violence.
This statement by the government is a clear indicator of its dedication in finding a lasting solution that will help the country heal and reconcile. The National Unity government is expected to prevent a bloody ethnic-based war that has been feared that it may affect the entire Central African Region.