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Protestors gather at the Place de la Nation in the capital Ouagadougou (photo credit: Reuters/Joe Penney) Burkina Faso’s constitutional reform process to accommodate the spirit of the popular uprising
30 May 2016
A protester wearing a Burkina Faso flag attends a protest against the presidential guard in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, September 16, 2015 [photo credit: Reuters] Burkina Faso presidential guard seize president and PM, facing international condemnation
17 September 2015
protest against the third term of President Nkurunziza in Burundi (photo credit: Reuters) Term Limits and Democratic Consolidation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Burundi
30 July 2015
Burkina Faso Interim President Michel Kafando (photo credit: AFP) Burkina Faso's Interim President: new constitution needs to be drafted after the October elections
6 June 2015
African countries are shaded according to their experience as of February 2015 regarding attempts to repeal constitutional term limits of the executive. Data: Rachel Beatty Riedl. (Kim Yi Dionne/The Monkey Cage) Are efforts to limit presidential power in Africa working?
20 February 2015