Senegal leader Macky Sall offers to reduce presidential term as 'example to Africa'

By Agence France-Presse, 30 March 2015
photo credit: Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images
photo credit: Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images
<p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Senegal’s President Macky Sall on Tuesday proposed a referendum on reducing his mandate by two years, a stance in contrast to several fellow African leaders criticised for clinging to power.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The pledge came with countries including Benin, Rwanda, Burundi and Congo-Brazzaville all said to be considering constitutional change to allow their leaders a third term in office.</span></p>
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