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Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza Faces Attempted Coup




Pierre Nkurunziza

Despite widespread protests against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza‘s bid to be re-elected for a third term, he is adamant to continue his rule.

As a result, a coup attempt has been launched in Burundi to try to overthrow Nkurunziza, BBC reports.

However, the outcome of the coup is still unclear.

The presidency claims that the coup has been foiled, and that perpetrators will be brought to justice.

Nkurunziza was at a summit in Tanzania during the coup, but has since left the summit and is trying to get back into Burundi.


  1. FRED

    May 13, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    What’s with this guy???;

  2. La'Shonda Balogun

    May 13, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    One of those guys who just can’t take “no” for an answer. SMH


    May 13, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    Yet some people say GEJ did nothing by conceding……. This is how typical african presidents cling to power

    • honey

      May 14, 2015 at 8:10 am

      I am die-hard Buhari fan but i so agree with you on this.

    • Seriously

      May 14, 2015 at 12:29 pm

      Nigeria should have a higher expectation, and sometimes live up to that expectation than any other African country. It should be the good example, that others should follow. It’s long time overdue, for Nigeria to follow democracy and progress. Nigeria is in a position to be better, do and act better. I expected GEJ to do the right thing, bcos that’s what he’s supposed to do. And if he did otherwise, he should be adamantly condemned. Nigeria is not a dictatorship or military regime, so democracy and progress should be the focus.
      Nigeria, has the most educated group, very influential, the most black population, has So much potentials, I mean if not for obvious poor leadership, Nigeria should be doing so much better and be in the top list if developed countries and be a good example to other African country and the world.

  4. papermoon

    May 13, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    Greedy selfish little brat wants to continue being presidents even if it destroys the country. Really, doesn’t recognise the first term because it was conferred on him by parliament. It must be through the ballot box or it doesn’t count as presidency. Like a kid who eats a huge bowl of fufu in the afternoon and insists it is breakfast because the bowl was labeled “BREAKFAST”. He now picks another plates and demands another bowl of fufu this time for lunch. Really! And he has some small brained judges interpretating to his convenience. ICC is watching, go and ask Gbagbo.

  5. Disguised

    May 14, 2015 at 3:07 am

    Well the guy is cute!!

    • Taiwo

      May 14, 2015 at 11:10 am

      Cute Demon

  6. Grown Woman

    May 14, 2015 at 7:25 am

    African leaders and greedyness what is wrong with this dude?as in can’t he see what’s happening in his country?…people are really fed up with this bullshit.Mugabe and the likes take note you are next.

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