A critical analysis of Burundi’s track record in adhering to constitutionalism and the rule of law

Thumbnail Image
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Kampala International University, School of Law
This research was focused on the role of rule of law in ensuring the adherence of Burundi to constitutionalism in particular considering its success and challenges. The work begins by giving an introduction that gave the historical background of Burundi's government from independence and defined democracy and separation of powers. The study was carried out with an aim of establishing the extent to which Burundi has ensured the adherence to the rule of law by the different organs of the government and how it has faced challenges it is faced with, which among others include frustration of the government itself and population pressure where there is an infringement on such rights promoting rule of law in the country. The study will attempt to enlarge the scope of knowledge in the Jield of Administrative Law in Burundi which is of great importance due to the fact that it affects all the organs of government and especially the judiciary. Data collection in the research study was acquired using qualitative research method using books from the library and online sources. The research was concluded by providing findings and recommendations to address the challenges faced by Burundi's government in applying rule of law.
Research dissertation submitted to the department of law and jurisprudence in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the a ward of the Degree of Bachelor of laws of Kampala International University
Burundi’s track record, Constitutionalism, Rule of law