Zimbabwe’s fighters of liberation struggle of the 1960s have called for constitutional amendment for raising the presidential age limit from 40 to 52 years.
Term Limits articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section is concerned with term limits, legal restrictions that limit the number of terms an officeholder may serve in a particular elected office. Also see our section on American democracy or our articles on nepotism and corruption in the United States.
To the mounting alarm of others on all parts of the spectrum, they want to bypass the usual process. They’re pushing for an unprecedented Constitutional convention of the states.
At a time when many politicians use the term limits issue as a talking point, politicians in Brookhaven County have passed a resolution that would add more years onto their terms of service, not less.
A Ugandan court on Thursday validated constitutional changes that removed the 75-year presidential age limit
Of Africa’s living rulers, only Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has ruled uninterrupted for longer
Bill proposed by South Sudan’s government that would extend President Kiir’s term for three years
The amount of lives lost because of third-termist drives is appalling. Africans cannot keep losing their lives so that a few can enjoy power. Africa’s development cannot continue to be held hostage by these few.
The connection between term limits and conflict reflects the source of political violence in Africa
China’s propaganda machine kicked into overdrive to defend move to lift term limits for President Xi Jinping
China’s ruling party is considering scrapping term limits for the president and vice president