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DRC capital brought to standstill in one-day general strike

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By Euronews  with REUTERS
DRC capital brought to standstill in one-day general strike

<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/streets-congo-capital-quiet-start-general-strike-070527413.html">A one-day strike</a> 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.</p> <p>The constitution bars him from standing again, but critics fear he will change the law or delay the election to retain power.</p>