Policeman shoots student for not wearing mask in DR Congo

Covid mask

A face mask, worn to curb the spread of Covid-19. In Kinshasa, police are regularly accused of harassment and of pocketing the mask fines they collect.           

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What you need to know:

  • Wearing a mask is obligatory in DR Congo, with transgressors fined 10,000 Congolese frances (five dollars, four euros).

Kinshasa,

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