Tanzanian Files Case Questioning Presidential Term Limit

A citizen of Dar es Salaam, Patrick Dezydelius Mgoyar is asking the court to issue the right and vivid legal interpretation of some sections of the Constitution of Tanzania. He contends that by setting a term limit, Article 40 (2) of the constitution was going against constitutional provisions that empower citizens to exercise their rights and freedoms to taking part in public affairs. In question is article 13 which speaks about the equality of people before the law while article 21 is about citizens' freedoms to participate in public affairs.

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High Court of Tanzania building in downtown Dar es Salaam (file photo).

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