COVID-19 a big concern as Burundi heads to the polls

On April 14th the World Bank approved a $5 million grant from the International Development Association to support Burundi’s Covid-19 response efforts and strengthen the national systems for public health preparedness; but with campaigns for the upcoming Presidential elections drawing numbers and voting day set for May 20th, will this be a setback in the country’s fight against the virus? CNBC Africa spoke to Vital Nshimirimana, President for the Forum for Strengthening Civil Society in Burundi for more.

Wed, 06 May 2020 10:19:45 GMT

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