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Vol 45 No 11

Published 28th May 2004


Congo-Kinshasa

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It took three months of negotiation for President Joseph Kabila to nominate the eleven provincial governors. The Mission des Nations Unies en République du Congo (Monuc) approved but plenty of politicians grumbled, especially in Katanga, whose mineral wealth (AC Vol 45 No 10) has long inspired secessionist dreams. There, Kabila nominated Kisula Ngoy, a former doctor with mining parastatal Gécamines, describing him as a representative of the Mai-Mai militias.

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