Tanzania's Magufuli rejects calls to extend presidential term
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
DAR ES SALAAM, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Saturday reiterated his rejection of calls from within the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) to extend his rule beyond the constitutional limit.
A statement from the Directorate of Presidential Communication said the president was disappointed by ongoing discussion by CCM members and Tanzanians in general calling for the extension of presidential terms from five years to seven years.
"President Magufuli has appealed to ...