Fears Ahead of DR Congo Legislative Polls
Given the government's repression of any form of socio-political contestation, infighting between former allies of the presidential majority, and a history of hotly contested elections, the stage is set for violence as citizens head to the polls on July 16, writes Fonteh Akum for Institute for Security Studies.
Manifestations in Kinshasa (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: Vote to Replace Kabila 'Probably Not Possible' in 2017
Al Jazeera, 10 July 2017
A vote to replace President Joseph Kabila will probably not be possible this year, president of Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission said in a move that will violate… Read more »
ANGOP, 26 June 2017
Angolan government has spent so far 1.6 billion Kwanzas to assist refugees from Kassai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in the Angola's eastern Lunda Norte province. Read more »
Maka, 11 July 2017
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