Congo : Congo’s President Is Preparing for War Against His Own People

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    Congo’s President Is Preparing for War Against His Own People

    Joseph Kabila isn’t preparing for new elections to pick a successor. He’s steeling himself for massive popular unrest by stocking up on riot gear and water cannons.


    NSHASA, Congo — In a calm corner of this typically chaotic capital city, the expressionless face of President Joseph Kabila stares down from a billboard urging patience and dialogue. “I launch a final appeal to those who still hesitate to respond to the resounding call of their homeland,” the sign reads in a veiled reference to the country’s dangerous electoral impasse ...


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    https://foreignpolicy.com/2016/09/0...tm_campaign=New Campaign&utm_term=Flashpoints

    Congo’s President Is Preparing for War Against His Own People

    Joseph Kabila isn’t preparing for new elections to pick a successor. He’s steeling himself for massive popular unrest by stocking up on riot gear and…
    foreignpolicy.com


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