Burkina Faso MPs set two-term limit for presidents


By Standard Digital, 6 November 2015
Members of Burkina Faso's interim parliament raise their hands on July 16, 2015 in Ouagadougou as they vote on a resolution asking the High Court to put deposed leader Blaise Compaore on trial for "high treason" and violating the constitution. (photo credit: AFP)
Members of Burkina Faso's interim parliament raise their hands on July 16, 2015 in Ouagadougou as they vote on a resolution asking the High Court to put deposed leader Blaise Compaore on trial for "high treason" and violating the constitution. (photo credit: AFP)
Burkina Faso lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly voted in favour of setting a two-term limit for presidents, a year after veteran ex-leader Blaise Compaore was ousted in a popular revolt for trying to extend his time in office.The constitutional amendment adopted by the National Transitional Counci...
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