The Report: Why are there protests in DRC?

Synopsis

Protests erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo due to the presidential elections being postponed until March. It is claimed by the electoral commission that the delay is due to terrorism and an ongoing Ebola outbreak. But opposition parties have accused the authorities of seeking to rig the vote.

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Gérard Prunier,
French academic and historian, specializing in the Horn of Africa and the African Great Lakes region

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Fri, 28 Dec 2018 11:00 pm

30 mins

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