Troops outside stadium in Kinshasa
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DR Congo police block Tshisekedi inauguration

Troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo blocked entry to a stadium where the main opposition leader planned to inaugurate himself as president.

His supporters were prevented from from entering the stadium n Kinshasa, which was ringed by security forces who used tear gas to disperse the crowds and made several arrests.

Etienne Tshisekedi has rejected the official victory of incumbent President Joseph Kabila in November's elections.

Thomas Hubert reports.

  • 24 Dec
  • From the section Africa
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