Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Joseph Kabila -Democratic Republic of the Congo

Joseph Kabila -Democratic Republic of the Congo

President Joseph Kabila assumed power following the assassination of his father Laurent Kabila. The youthful DRC President was to step down after his term came to an end but, like his many counterparts, decided to manipulate the constitution to extend his reign in power. The opposition call for mass protest was met by heavy machine gunfire and their offices attacked with grenades. The office of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress, the largest political party opposing the current Kabila government, was set ablaze, incinerating several people inside alive. DRC is still under the grip of dictatorship.

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