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Election fighting breaks out in Congo

Forces loyal to Congo’s presidential challenger fought bodyguards protecting a political ally of the president Thursday, raising tensions just ahead of a vote to pick the first democratically elected leader in 40 years. Clashes erupted in the northern town of Gbadolite between forces loyal to opposition candidate Jean-Pierre Bemba and bodyguards protecting Nzanga Mobutu, son of late dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, who was campaigning on President Joseph Kabila’s behalf, Information Minister Henri Mova Sakanyi said. Full Story

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