Benin plans to limit presidency to one-term

By Guardian, 20 March
Many Africans have become accustomed to their leaders trying to cling to power at all costs, but in tiny Benin, the president appears to be trying to do the opposite. President Patrice Talon, a former businessman dubbed the “cotton king” of Cotonou, has put forward a proposal to limit the head of state to a single term of office. Reform of the “political model” was a central part of his elec[...] Read more here: Guardian

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