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    Burundi set for one-name vote

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The central African nation of Burundi is set to hold its first presidential election since the end of its nearly 16-year-long civil war between ethnic Tutsis and Hutus.

    Normally the poll would be praised by the international community. However, there is one problem: the vote ballot consists of just one name.

    The incumbent president, Pierre Nku-run-ziza, is the only candidate after six opposition candidates all decided to boycott the poll, alleging fraud in earlier local elections.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from Bujumbura, Burundi's capital.

    [June 28, 2010]