DRC ruling party protests appointment of 'tainted' election boss

Democratic Republic of Congo's Haut Katanga province has been under an exclusive coronavirus lockdown from Thursday to Saturday.

However supporters of the the ruling UDPS party believe the measure is essentially aimed at preventing protests. The demonstrations have been organised to denounce the appointment of the new head of the electoral commission, Ronsard Malonga. 

"The UDPS was unhappy and planned this protest but since the governor of Katanga is a member of the FCC he wanted to play sma…
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