Somaliland: What Happened to Presidential Term Limits in Africa?


Burundians protested violently after current President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would seek a third term in office

Somalilandsun – Though African leaders called for discussions to focus on ‘the measures to be taken to create conditions conducive to the organisation of free, fair, transparent and credible elections’ as well as ‘on all the matters on which they disagree’ during the latest AU meeting in South Africa the issue of Presidential term limits in the continent remain a White Elephant observes Liesl Louw-Vaudran, an ISS consultant in a commentary titled “What Happened to the Third-term Debate”