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DR Congo: Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jean-Marc Kabund resigns

Jean-Marc Kabund

The vice president of Democratic Republic of Congo’s parliament Jean-Marc Kabund resigned on Friday over what he described as bullying, humiliation and torture. Kabund, a top ally of President Felix Tshisekedi, quit two days after CCTV footage shared on social media appeared to show members of Tshisekedi’s Republican Guard raiding …

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Opposition calls for mass protests in Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC

The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called for mass demonstrations next month to demand over electoral issues. The Independent National Electoral Commission (Ceni) is accused of trying to delay the 2023 elections. The opposition also accused President Felix Tshisekedi of blocking the electoral process while the heads …

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