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DRC election challenger in campaign rally airport standoff

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Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo blocked incumbent President Joseph Kabila’s main challenger on Saturday at the capital’s international airport ahead of the country’s presidential elections. Etienne Tshisekedi and his UDPS party supporters were stopped by police after Kinshasa’s governor André Kimbuta Yango banned campaigning following violence.

Report: DRC election – Campaigning cancelled

Radio France Internationale

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Written by Daniel Finnan

27 November 2011 at 14:00