DRC leaders call for calm after rage over election delay

The election has been delayed by two years already and protesters are sceptical if the election really will happen on December 30.

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    Opposition candidates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are urging supporters to show restraint, as large protests grip cities across the country.

    The latest unrest follows this week's postponement of a long-delayed presidential election. Many in Kinshasa wonder if the election will really take place on December 30, and what will happen if it does not.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from the Congolese capital, Kinshasa.


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