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DRC UNITED STATES

The spectre of sanctions is closing in on the Tshisekedi presidency

Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi.
Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi. © ZUMA PRESS/MaxPPP
The US treasury has completed its investigation into André Wameso, one of the closest advisers of the DRC president. Though nothing has yet been decided in Washington, if he is placed under sanctions, this is likely to undermine the Congolese administration in the run-up to the next elections in late 2023. [...] (727 words)
Issue dated 06/10/2022 Reading time 3 minutes Olivier Liffran, Joan Tilouine
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