Togo term limit law allows president 10 more years of rule

Click For Larger Image & Read More
Togo term limit law allows president 10 more...
 © CyprusMail 2019
A change in Togo’s law voted through on Thursday would allow longstanding President Faure Gnassingbe to stay in power potentially until 2030, extending his family’s rule in the West African country to 63 years despite widespread protests.

The constitutional change caps the presidential mandate to two five-year terms, ostensibly in response to calls from the opposition and street protestors for an end to a political dynasty that started when Gnassingbe’s father seized power in a 1967 coup.

But the law does not take into account the...


This article was automatically added to our system 9-5-2019

Togo term limit law allows president 10 more years of rule


The contents of this article including any associated images are © CyprusMail 2019
Views & opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and/or CyprusMail .

Advertise Here

  Trending Cyprus News

Advertise Here

Article Tags: limit, allows, president, years,