DR Congo opposition unveil plans to force Kabila out

What you need to know:

  • Under its newly unveiled plan of action, a two-day general strike will be held throughout the country from August 8 "as a warning," said Francois Muamba, rapporteur of the opposition conclave.

  • Then on August 20, the opposition plans simultaneous rallies in the capital Kinshasa and 25 provinces.

The Congolese opposition has unveiled a rolling programme of strikes and civil disobedience aimed at forcing President Joseph Kabila from power.

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