BREAKING NEWS: A Burundi army general says senior officers are “dismissing” President Nkurunziza, amid unrest over his re-election bid.
Godefroid Niyombareh announced that a national salvation committee had been set up to run the country.
However, it is not clear how much support he and the other officers have. Meanwhile state house is surrounded with soldiers
President Nkurunziza is currently at a summit in Tanzania discussing his decision to run for a third term, which critics say is unconstitutional.