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World IN BRIEF : BURUNDI : Historic Election Reported Peaceful

June 02, 1993|From Times Staff and Wire Services

Burundi joined Africa's march to democracy, with voters going to the polls hoping to end years of murderous tribal rivalry and military rule. No violence was reported as balloting in the first-ever multi-party election in the former Belgian colony got under way. Incumbent President Pierre Buyoya, who took power in a military coup, is expected to win.

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