DR Congo election: First major pro-government rally

Tens of thousands of supporters of DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila turned up on Saturday to hear a speech by his favoured candidate in a long-delayed presidential election in December.

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    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, campaigning for December's presidential race is heating up.

    The ruling coalition has held its first major gathering in the capital Kinshasa, attracting tens of thousands of supporters.

    But the opposition is angry over the introduction of electronic voting machines, and say they will not take part in what they say is a corrupt vote.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.


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