Pierre Nkurunziza (2005)
First Vice President
Gaston Sindimwo (2016)
Second Vice President
Joseph Butore (2016)
Main Political Parties
There are 44 registered political parties, among them:
- Burundi Democratic Front (FRODEBU)
- National Council for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD)
- Unity for National Progress (UPRONA)
Presidential Republic. Multiparty, democratizing.
Legislature has an Upper House (Senate) and a Lower House (National Assembly)
Judiciary – based on French and German civil codes and customary law.