A Collapsed Transition: Democratization in Burundi

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Date: January 4, 1997
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Third, opposition leader Melchior Ndadaye of Frodebu defeated Buyoya by a landslide, and simultaneously took a large majority in the parliament. Buyoya conceded defeat peacefully, and as the “disposition of the losers toward the outcome of founding elections is crucial to democratization,” this marks yet another positive stage of the transition...
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Fourth, and perhaps most remarkably, Burundi boasted the highest voter turnout rate of all of Africa’s founding elections with 97.3% of its eligible voting population participating on election day. Finally, Buyoya launched unique initiatives relevant to the stratified ethnic landscape of Burundi, crafting committees of ‘national unity’ to ensure peaceful relations between Tutsis (minority) and Hutus (majority) throughout the process...
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