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Vol 54 No 7

Published 29th March 2013


Congo-Kinshasa

Rebels everywhere

The government may feel happier about events in the Kivus and Kinshasa but that leaves Katanga to worry about

President Joseph Kabila has something to be thankful for. The most troublesome faction of the rebel Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) is now housed in camps in Rwanda and its leader, Jean-Bosco Ntaganda, is in the dock in the Hague. Moreover, having failed to rally support for his own homecoming, Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba’s Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS) seems unable to mobilise mass opposition.

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