A collection of images showing Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Zimbawe’s President Robert Mugabe
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African leaders who cling to power

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been sworn in for a controversial fifth term - a practice that is not unusual for African leaders.

BBC Monitoring looks at the most notable examples of leaders from the continent who are holding on to power, and the impact this has had on their countries.

Produced by Alexi Peristianis

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  • 12 May 2016
  • From the section Africa
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