A guide to Burundi
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Burundi: Your 60-second guide

A coup against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has been thwarted but there are still protests and many have fled the country. A general who had been sacked as intelligence chief announced the coup amid protests against the president's bid to retain power for a third term.

BBC News has this guide to Burundi's recent past - in 60 seconds.

Video Journalist: Paul Ivan Harris

  • 13 May 2015
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