Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Burundi+coup+bid%3A+Rival+groups+vie+for+control+of+capital
Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 17:11
Burundi coup bid: Rival groups vie for control of capital
12

Shares
1,507

Views
Rival groups of soldiers in Burundi are vying for control of the capital Bujumbura amid confusion over the success of an attempted coup.
 
Fighting has been reported around the state TV and the Bujumbura airport.

President Pierre N-ku-run-zi-za, who is reported to be in Tanzania, has appealed for calm saying the coup has been foiled.

But the coup leaders insist they remain in charge.

The unrest began when N-ku-run-zi-za announced he was seeking a third term.

Opponents say the bid contravenes the constitution. N-ku-run-zi-za came to power in 2005.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,458 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
9,750 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,818 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
23,054 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,349 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
55,957 Views
Top