Soldiers stand guard near a house that was set on fire by protesters opposed to the Burundian president's bid to stand for a third term in Butagazwa, Mugongomanga, some 30km east of Bujumbura, on June 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA
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Burundi's opposition has rejected proposals for a new election timetable after weeks of protests at President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid, saying conditions for holding fair polls were not met.The electoral commission Monday suggested postponing the presidential election until July 15 . It also suggested delaying parliamentary elections until June 26, and senator elections to July 24 .Opposition leader Charles Nditije demanded the setting up of a new independent electoral commission (CENI), after two of its five members resigned and left the country.
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