Changing the limits on term limits – it’s a scenario in some countries where presidents seek to rewrite their constitutions to stay in power. In Africa, this year alone, leaders in Rwanda, Burundi, DR Congo and Congo Republic have challenged term limits for heads of state. How long is too long in office, and what impact do Africa's “sit-tight presidents” have on a country’s development?

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Nigel Mugamu @SirNige
Founder & moderator, 263 Chat
263chat.com 

Patience Akumu @Patienceakumu
Lawyer

Simon Kaheru @skaheru
Media analyst
skaheru.com 

Sunny Ntayombya @sannykigali
Associate editor, The New Times
sunnyntayombya.wordpress.com 


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