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25 June 2016 00:16 (South Africa)
Africa

Congo rebels, a Kabila family affair?

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Tendai Maregere is a Doctoral Researcher at Coventry University, in England, and a Visiting Scholar at Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, www.ijr.org.za

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