Charlotte Heyl

Senegal (1970-2016): presidential term limit reforms never come alone

Chapter in Edited Volume | 2019

  • GIGA Focus Global | 1/2020

    Presidential Term Limits in Africa and Latin America: Contested but Resilient

    Term limits are the key instrument for limiting presidential power, but in practice this tool has not always been effective. In Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, the limits have been repeatedly abolished – an indicator of democratic backlash.


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