Benin plans to limit presidency to one-term


By Guardian, 20 March
Benin’s President Patrice Talon (Photo credit: THIERRY CHARLIER / AFP)
Benin’s President Patrice Talon (Photo credit: THIERRY CHARLIER / AFP)
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...
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