IBTimes: Burundi coup: Celebrations in Bujumbura as general says he has deposed President Nkurunziza

Major General Godefroid Niyombare announced that he had deposed Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, and was working with civil society groups to form a transitional government.


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