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Millionaire Governor Gears Up for 2016 DRC Election Bid

Democratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful provincial governor is courting disaffected parties in President Joseph Kabila's coalition, fueling speculation he is preparing a 2016 electoral challenge, political sources say. Moise Katumbi, the 50-year-old governor of copper-rich Katanga province in the southeast of the vast African nation, is also getting help from top Washington lobbyists pushing for an orderly vote in November next year, U.S. filings show. Although...

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