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Tshisekedi fears Trump defeat will play into Kabila's hands

Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi.
Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi. © Cyril Ndegeya / Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
Having cosied up to the Trump administration in the hope of freeing himself from the grip of Joseph Kabila, Tshisekedi is concerned at polls suggesting the US president is headed for defeat. The prospect of a Biden victory has by contrast put a spring in the step of the ex-Congolese president. [...] (642 words)
Issue dated 03/11/2020 Reading time 3 minutes
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