Coup in Burundi : Reports
13 May 2015, 15:16
Bujumbura - A top Burundian general on Wednesday announced the overthrow of President Pierre Nkurunziza, following weeks of violent protests against the president's bid to stand for a third term.
The radio broadcast by General Godefroid Niyombare -- who was sacked from his position as the central African nation's powerful chief of intelligence in February -- came hours after President Nkurunziza arrived in neighbouring Tanzania for talks to end the crisis.
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