Chad parliament approves revised constitution reinstating term limits, but allowing Deby to run again

2 May 2018
President Idriss Deby (photo credit: Africa News)
President Idriss Deby (photo credit: Africa News)
Chad’s parliament on Monday overwhelmingly approved a new constitution that expands President Idriss Deby’s powers and could allow him to stay in office until 2033, in a vote boycotted by most opposition lawmakers. Key changes - Presidential term changed from five to six years - Two term limit for president reintroduced - Post of prime minister abolished - A fully presidential system is created
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