Congo ruling coalition’s presidential candidate to be announced ‘in the coming hours’

FILE PHOTO: Felix Tshisekedi, leader of Congolese main opposition the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), gestures to his supporters in the Limete Municipality of the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa, April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe -/File Photo

KINSHASA (Reuters) – The candidate to represent Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s ruling coalition in a presidential election in December will be announced “in the coming hours”, the government spokesman said on Tuesday. Spokesman Lambert Mende’s statement followed a meeting between Kabila and coalition members at his farm outside the capital Kinshasa. Candidates […]

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