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DR Congo: Ban ‘profoundly concerned’ over reports of rising political tensions

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed profound concern over reports of increasing political tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) linked to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the country’s electoral process.

DR Congo: UN envoy urges ‘patriotic reawakening’ to ease rising political tensions

The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has expressed deep concern about the increasing political tensions in some parts of the Central African country, urging both the majority and opposition sides to reawaken their patriotism.