DR Congo Opposition Candidate Risks Disqualification

Opposition leader Moise Katumbi held Italian citizenship from October 2000 until January 2017, and will have to petition the government to regain his citizenship as the constitution does not allow for dual nationality.



Opposition leader Moise Katumbi

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