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Taylor & Francis

There are various reasons why President Museveni is so determined to hold on to power in Uganda. These are similar to the ones motivating other African presidents seeking to entrench themselves in office. Museveni believes he is indispensable for Uganda?s stability and prosperity, especially in a country devastated by bad leadership in earlier post-independence dec...

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Journal article
2019
Oxford University Press

This paper assesses the effect of the attempt by an incumbent to amend the section of the constitution related to the presidential term limits on fiscal policy. Specifically, we test the hypothesis that the process of modifying the constitution to run for a third term leads the incumbent to increase government spending as a tool for political patronage. Using a sam...

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Journal article
2018
Cambridge University Press

A growing number of states have modified constitutionally determined presidential term limits or adopted a flexible interpretation of relevant constitutional provisions to allow incumbent leaders additional terms in the highest office. This article investigates African Union (AU) responses to attempts to overturn or weaken term limits on executive power, one of the...

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Journal article
2016
University of Stellenbosch

This article examines the African Daily News' coverage of two key events that took place in 1956 in Southern Rhodesia; the bus boycott (in Salisbury) and then the railway strike (in Bulawayo). These two events took place in September 1956. The article discusses the relationship between the social movement leaders who instigated the railway strike and the bus boycot...

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Journal article
2016
University of Stellenbosch

This article examines the African Daily News' coverage of two key events that took place in 1956 in Southern Rhodesia; the bus boycott (in Salisbury) and then the railway strike (in Bulawayo). These two events took place in September 1956. The article discusses the relationship between the social movement leaders who instigated the railway strike and the bus boycot...

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