Congo’s Kabila Plays With Fire With Third-Term Bid

Supporters of Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi during a political rally, Kinshasa, DRC, July 31, 2016 (AP photo by John Bompengo).
Supporters of Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi during a political rally, Kinshasa, DRC, July 31, 2016 (AP photo by John Bompengo).
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