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DRC: UDPS to Take Part in Election After All?

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, D.R. of Congo, Breaking News, Elections, Governance, International Relations, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics

UDPS spokesperson Jn-Baptiste Bomanza made several revelations on a Congolese talk show, reports [1] (FR) Le Blog du Congolais. Bomanza's most surprising comment waa that “[t]here will be no election without UDPS” but he also accused the president of the Electoral Commission Rev. Malu-Malu of belonging to the same party as interim president Kabila and claimed that EU commissary Louis Michel was engaging in unfair competition in the Congolese diamond exploitation industry.