Tensions soaring as DR Congo president turns up pressure on opposition

Congolese police face supporters of Congolese former governor of mineral-rich Katanga province and presidential candidate Moise Katumbi as he arrives in front of the court in Lumbubashi on May 11, 2016 over alleged use of foreign mercenaries. PHOTO | AFP | FISTON MAHAMBA

What you need to know:

  • Groups vow to stage nationwide protests in defiance of ban by the government.

LUBUMBASHI, Thursday

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