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Pressure to Demand Term Limits for Malawi Parliament

Two civil society organizations have started a public campaign to establish term limits for the 193 members of Malawi’s National Assembly. Currently, legislators can remain in parliament for as long as they win re-election to another five-year term in their constituencies.  Many have served for more than a decade. One member, 80-year-old John Tembo of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP), has been in office since the nation gained independence four decades ago. Proponents of term...

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