Embattled DR Congo opposition figure in S.Africa hospital

Congolese opposition figure Moise Katumbi was injured during clashes between police and thousands of his supporters in Lubumbashi on May 13Democratic Republic of Congo opposition figure Moise Katumbi, President Joseph Kabila’s powerful rival who has been charged with undermining state security, is to spend a second night in hospital in South Africa, an aide said Saturday. Concerns have been mounting at home and abroad that Kabila, who took power on his father’s assassination in 2001, intends to extend his rule despite being constitutionally barred from a third term.

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