Can Convicted Bemba Run for President in DR Congo?

Two months after being acquitted by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court , Jean-Pierre Bemba has arrived home where he plans to run for president December. However, it remains to be seen whether the government of President Joseph Kabila will block in his way or if his impending sentencing at the ICC for witness tampering will affect his prospects.

Jean-Pierre Bemba in Kinshasa (file photo).


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