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DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi: “Presidential elections will take place in 2023”

The President of the DR Congo declared to FRANCE 24 that he wanted to launch a "cry of truth" and put an end to hypocrisy by denouncing in the United Nations Tribune the "direct military aggression" of Rwanda against his country. Tshisekedi added that he conveyed this same message to Rwandan President Paul Kagame during a meeting in New York, which was also attended by French President Emmanuel Macron. He also touched on the electoral calendar and confirmed that the presidential and legislative elections would take place…

Blinken travels to Africa ‘to counter Russian influence’ on the continent

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in South Africa on Sunday to kick off a three-country tour that will also take him to DR Congo and Rwanda, aimed at "strategizing to counter Russian efforts to undermine democracy in Africa “, according to a political scientist based in France. Russia, France and now the United States. "It's as if a new cold war is being played out in…

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