DRC rejects former warlord Bemba’s presidential bid
25 Aug 2018 |
5:00 pm |
The election commission of Democratic Republic of Congo has excluded opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba from the list of approved candidates for December's presidential election. Bemba had spent a decade in prison in The Hague for war crimes, had been seen as one of the frontrunners in the race to succeed incumbent Joseph Kabila.