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DRC Court: Kabila's Mandate Can Be Extended If No Vote

The Democratic Republic of Congo's top court says President Joseph Kabila can stay in office beyond his mandate if the presidential election is delayed. Congo's Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday according to clause 70 of the constitution, the current president remains in office until a newly-elected president is installed.   The decision comes amid rising political tension in Congo, where opposition parties have accused President Kabila of trying to hang onto power by...

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