DR Congo’s Katumbi flies to London for treatment

DR Congo opposition figure Moise Katumbi, who is planning to run for the presidency, who quit the country last week ostensibly for medical treatment, has now flown from South Africa to London, one of his lawyers said on May 30,2016. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Political tensions are soaring over expectations that Mr Kabila wants to extend his rule despite being barred from a third term.
  • Katumbi has been forced into exile as he faces charges of undermining state security.
  • Katumbi, 51, had this month announced plans to stand in the election due later this year.

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