Vincent Makori reports on President Pierre Nkurunziza claiming an early victory in Monday’s controversial parliamentary poll. Greek banks remain closed on Tuesday as the nation appears set to formally default on a $1.8 billion loan repayment to the International Monetary Fund that is due today. We learn about a Somali blind journalist. VOA’s Linord Moudou reports on cancer, and cholera and refugees malnutrition in Burundi. And, VOA’s Esther Githui-Ewart reports on the latest trends.