DR Congo's people hope new leader will make changes

With poverty, corruption and high unemployment, the DRC's new president faces many challenges.

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    There's optimism in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as people welcome their new leader, in spite of the economic hurdles ahead and questions over the election that brought him to power.

    The public is eager to see how Felix Tshisekedi will deal with high unemployment and corruption and fix poor services.

     

    Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports from Kinshasa.


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