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Will the African body stand up for the battle-worn people of the Democratic Republic of Congo?
When success looks as though it can be created overnight, every setback, delay or disappointment is interpreted as a harbinger of future obstacles.
Kabila's decision not to step down when his presidential mandate expired in December was followed by killings and lawlessness.
Rogan Ward / Reuters
Most serious cases of fraud were in Afghanistan, Somalia, Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Kenny Katombe / Reuters
Because President Jacob Zuma is focused on settling political scores and the country's leaders on who will succeed him, says a risk analyst.
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This could lead to the DRC's first peaceful transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960.
Two South African soldiers were wounded, one critically, in an early morning assault by Mai Mai guerrillas.