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DRC President Stays On After Mandate Expires

Gunfire could be heard in Congo's capital, Kinshasa, early Tuesday after the mandate for President Joseph Kabila passed without the president stepping down and with no elections in sight. Kabila's mandate ended at midnight Monday following his two terms in office. A presidential adviser, Barnabe Kikaya, said it was unconstitutional to demand that Kabila leave office at midnight, and said he will continue to be president in the morning. Congo's constitutional court has ruled...

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