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Kinshasa under pressure from US and EU as 2023 election complications loom

US President Joe Biden speaks with Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi.
US President Joe Biden speaks with Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi. © Ludovic Marin/Pool via Reuters
DR Congo's independent national electoral commission is struggling to carry out its mandate for lack of funds, leading to fears the general election set for the end of 2023 may be pushed back sparking a major political crisis. [...] (741 words)
Issue dated 17/05/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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