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Protestors gather at the Place de la Nation in the capital Ouagadougou (photo credit: Reuters/Joe Penney) Burkina Faso’s constitutional reform process to accommodate the spirit of the popular uprising
30 May 2016
protest against the third term of President Nkurunziza in Burundi (photo credit: Reuters) Term Limits and Democratic Consolidation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Burundi
30 July 2015
Burkina Faso Interim President Michel Kafando (photo credit: AFP) Burkina Faso's Interim President: new constitution needs to be drafted after the October elections
6 June 2015
African countries are shaded according to their experience as of February 2015 regarding attempts to repeal constitutional term limits of the executive. Data: Rachel Beatty Riedl. (Kim Yi Dionne/The Monkey Cage) Are efforts to limit presidential power in Africa working?
20 February 2015
Anti-government protester take over parliament on Oct 30. Joe Penney/Reuters Term limits and constitutional tinkering in Africa: Burkina Faso's lesson
12 November 2014