After three days of voting, ended April 22 the referendum to extend the presidential term of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The president is in power since 2014, after a military coup that overthrew the islamic government of Mohamed Morsi. Sisi was formally elected in 2018 and his presidential term ends in 2022, but the parliament approved a constitutional reform in April 16 that extends his term to 2024 and permits reelection. Sisi could stay in power until 2030.
A program of institutional reform of the continental organization was launched in Addis Ababa during the 28th Summit of African Heads of State and Government under the leadership of the presidents of Rwanda, Paul Kagame of Guinea, Alpha Condé , and Chad, Idris Deby, whose objective is to provide the AU with technical, human, material and, above all, financial capabilities to provide more assertive responses to security and development challenges on the continent. See the analysis of Talk Africa CGTN Africa TV network of this reform process.