Senegal votes on term limits
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Senegal referendum on shorter presidential terms

Senegal is holding a referendum on a new constitution that would cut presidential mandates from seven to five years and would not allow a president to run for more than two consecutive terms in office.

The BBC's Maud Jullien in Dakar says it is an unusual move on a continent where some leaders are trying to extend their time in office as much as possible.

  • 20 Mar 2016
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