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DRC: Alleged Belgian Citizens Running for Office

Two Belgian citizens are running for deputy positions in the Congo, in violation of Articles 10 and 102 of the Constitution and Article 120 of the Electoral Law, says (Fr) Prince du Fleuve du Congo. Their names are Mboyo Ilombe and Richard Ilunga. According to the blogger, this is evidence that “the CEI [Electoral Council] has always approached candidate files for the next elections lightly.”

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