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Senegal Leader Plans Vote on Shorter Presidential Term

Senegal's President Macky Sall said Tuesday that he would hold a referendum next year to reduce the presidential term to five years from seven, seeking to "set an example" at a time when some African leaders want to lift their term limits. Sall declined to say whether he would seek a second term in his West African country, regarded as a bastion of democracy in a turbulent region, though he is widely expected to do so. Sall pledged during his 2012 campaign that he would...

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