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Vol 42 No 18

Published 14th September 2001


The Chile factor

With 34 years in power and reason to fear retirement, President Gnassingbé Eyadéma shows signs of joining the club of presidents seeking to hang on in power. Premier Agbeyome Kodjo has postponed long awaited general elections, due on 14 and 28 October, opening the way for a constitutional change to allow the Helmsman to seek another term when this one expires in 2003.

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