48 hours: Inside Burundi coup that could have been but never was

Saturday May 16 2015

Men hold Burundi's flag as people take to the

Men hold Burundi's flag as people take to the streets of Bujumbura to celebrate following the radio announcement by Major General Godefroid Niyombare that President Nkurunziza was overthrown on May 13, 2015. PHOTO | JENNIFER HUXTA | AFP

By DANIEL K. KALINAKI, The EastAfrican