"I don't understand why people want to stay so long, especially when they have got a lot of money," said President Obama during a speech to the African Union Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "Nobody should be president for life." President Obama was speaking in front of the 54-member county African Union during a 5 days trip that took him to Nairobi, Kenya and Addis-Abeba, Ethiopia. He spent the week-end in Kenya, the birth place of his late father, before travelling to Addis Ababa, the seat of the African Union. He is the first seating US President to visit both countries or address the African Union.
He was referring to several African dictators who have chosen to change the Constitutions of their countries, to allow themsleves to stay in power. President Obama specifically mentionned the leader of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, who recently managed to change