Even in a country with devastating political strife, Burundians can still find reason to smile. Ulrich Baumgarten/U. Baumgarten via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ulrich Baumgarten/U. Baumgarten via Getty Images Goats and Soda What Makes People Smile In The Saddest Country In The World? March 20, 2016 A civil war, genocide, a failed coup. No wonder Burundi was named the world's least happy country. But one Burundian disagrees with the ranking.