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Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga initiative is a fantastic legacy project - 13 Mar 2018 13:57

Luis Franceschi

The past week has been action-packed. In just seven days, we have had encouraging and discouraging news, almost in equal measure. Discouraging is that China approved the removal of the two-term limit on the presidency, paving the way for Xi Jinping to remain in power for life. BBC News said “the vote was widely regarded as a rubber-stamping exercise”. With the support of 2,964 delegates against two dissenting voices, Xi has now consolidated his political power in a way never seen since the days of Chairman Mao. This is democracy made in China, just like Uganda, Chad, Cameroon, Djibouti, Gabon, Mauritius, Sudan, Togo, Rwanda and Burundi, where term limits have been removed or forced to disappear. Encouraging is that Trump has agreed to talk with the rocket man, Kim Jong Un. This is an amazing feat, considering that just a few month ago Trump declared to the United Nations that ...
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