Despite riding on popular local support and a silent acquiescence of the international community, the Major General Niyombare-led plot to remove Burundi’s sit-tight President Nkurunziza was a colossal failure. Backed by some prominent forces within the country’s security establishment, Niyombare had on Wednesday announced the dismissal of the President for seeking a controversial third term mandate. His announcement was received with wild jubilation on the streets of Bujumbura, and a tacit heave of relief from members of the international community, most of whom were frustrated by the president’s quest to remain in power.
However, barely 24 hours after the Major …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper