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Vol 48 No 8

Published 13th April 2007


Congo-Kinshasa

The bashing of Bemba

The opposition leader may be forced into exile but President Kabila has plenty of battles on the economic front

The bloody shoot-out in Kinshasa on 22-23 March confirmed President Joseph Kabila's grip on the country. His troops decisively defeated the guard of Jean-Pierre Bemba, who had lost last year's presidential election.

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