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Vol 59 No 23

Published 23rd November 2018


Congo-Kinshasa

Militias flex their muscles

Violence is escalating in the east, as UN leaders come under fire for not engaging with neighbouring countries responsible for it

With elections right around the corner, armed groups in the east are ramping up their attacks on government forces and United Nations peacekeepers. Meanwhile, a split in the opposition is widening, with moderates on one side and those with radical and possibly violent agendas on the other. A general election, for presidential, parliamentary and provincial offices is scheduled to take place by 23 December.

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