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Vol 54 No 18

Published 6th September 2013


Congo-Kinshasa

Holes in Kabila’s big tent

The President’s aim of creating a national consensus is stirring up political discontent and the arrest of dissenters doesn’t help

Establishing national unity under a modified constitution is President Joseph Kabila Kabange’s main concern just now, because that would give him the best chance of winning the elections due next year. At the same time, he may be seeking a third term of office.

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