Congo Brazzaville: constitutional changes are proposed for president to stay in power

By Reuters , 20 July 2015
President Denis Sassou N'guesso [photo credit: Reuters]
President Denis Sassou N'guesso [photo credit: Reuters]
<p>A mass meeting of politicians, academics and other figures proposed changes to the Republic of Congo's constitution on Friday which could pave the way for their veteran leader to stay in power, a move decried by the opposition.&nbsp;Opposition parties who largely boycotted the "national dialogue" dismissed it as a stage-managed effort to let 71-year-old President Denis Sassou N'guesso get round age and term limits and run again in elections next year.&nbsp;</p>
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