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Vol 38 No 12

Published 6th June 1997


Hanging on

After his triumphal debut at the Organisation of African Unity summit (2-4 June) in Harare, Laurent-Désiré Kabila returned to Kinshasa and a sea of problems. Security is the most pressing. Resentment is growing at the presence in Kinshasa of thousands of 'soldats étrangers' (mainly Banyamulenge, the teeth of the Alliance des Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Congo-Zaïre's seven-month offensive).

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