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Last updated

Sep, 2022

President/Head of StateÉvariste Ndayishimiye
Prime MinisterAlain-Guillaume Bunyoni
Size of Cabinet17
National AssemblyInama Nshingamateka
Seats in NA123
Parties in NA3
Female MPs in NA35%
Term of National Assembly5 years
Term of President7 Years
Number of NA Elections held5
Number of PE held5
Next NA Elections2025
Next PE Elections2027

List of cabinet

Head of StatePresidentÉvariste Ndayishimiye
Vice PresidentProsper Bazombanza
Head of GovernmentPrime MinisterAlain-Guillaume Bunyoni
FinanceMinister of Finance, Budget and Economic PlanningDomitien Ndihokubwayo
ForeignMinister of Foreign Affairs and Development CooperationAlbert Shingiro
DefenseMinister of National Defense and Veterans AffairsAlain Tribert Mutabazi
HealthMinister of Public Health and the Fight Against AIDSSylvie Nzeyimana
JusticeMinister of JusticeDomine Banyankimona
AgricultureMinister of Environment Agriculture and LivestockDéo Guide Rurema
EnergyMinister of Hydraulics, Energy and MinesIbrahim Uwizeye
EducationMinister of National Education and Scientific ResearchFrancois Havyarimana
EconomyMinister of Commerce, Transport, Industry and TourismMarie Chantal Nijimbere
Digital/IT/MediaMinister of Communication, Information Technologies and MediaLéocadie Ndacayisaba
InteriorMinister of the Interior, Community Development and Public SecurityGervais Ndirakobuca
LaborMinister of Public Service, Labor and EmploymentThaddée Ndikumana
OthersMinister of Infrastructures, Equipment and Social HousingDéogratias Nsanganiyuwami
Minister of National Solidarity, Social Affairs, Human Rights and GenderImelde Sabushimike
Minister of East African Community Affairs, Youth, Sports and CultureEzéchiel Nibigira

Main political party

Name of partyFoundationTimes Elected to NATimes Won at NATimes Won at PE
National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Front for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD)1994/2003444
National Congress for Liberty (CNL)2019100
Union for National Progess (UPRONA)1958500
Front for Democracy in Burundi (FRODEBU)1992311

Last NA elections results

NA elections/Parties winning seatsSeats
National Council for the Defense of Democracy - Front for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD)86
National Congress for Liberty (CNL)32
Union for National Progress (UPRONA)2
Number of parties winning seats3
Number of parties contesting46
Female MPs35%
Voter turnout87.31%

Last Presidential elections results

Presidential elections  
Évariste NdayishimiyeCNDD-FDD68.72
Agathon RwasaCNL24.19
Gaston SindimwoUPRONA1.63
Domitien NdayizeyeCKB0.55
Léonce NgendakumanaFRODEBU0.47
Total no of candidates7
Voter Turnout87.71%

Voting System

  • PE: President directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 7-year term (eligible for a second term)
  • NA: 100 members directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by proportional representation vote and 23 co-opted members; 60% of seats allocated to Hutu and 40% to Tutsi; 3 seats reserved for Twas; 30% of total seats reserved for women; members serve 5-year terms

Source: CIA World Factbook