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Congo Opposition Strikes to Call for Kabila to Step Down

Opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila went on strike on Tuesday to demand that he steps down when his mandate expires in December. In the commercial center of the capital Kinshasa, home to 12 million people, rush hour seemed lighter than usual. In the city's surrounding districts, especially opposition strongholds such as Limete, many shops were shuttered. Police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters from opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi's UDPS party, who...

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