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DRC capital brought to standstill in one-day general strike


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DRC capital brought to standstill in one-day general strike

A one-day strike brought the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo to a standstill on Tuesday (February 16). It aims to force President Joseph Kabila to step down at the end of his mandate in December, 2016.

The constitution bars him from standing again, but critics fear he will change the law or delay the election to retain power.

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