WATCH: DRC opposition leader Moise Katumbi launches presidential campaign

The 58-year-old millionaire businessman has promised to fight graft, create jobs, and reform the country’s ailing economy.

In Summary

• Opposition leader, Moise Katumbi, officially launched his campaign for president of the Democratic Republic of Congo at a rally in Kisangani on Monday, one month ahead of the election.

He has criticised incumbent President Felix Tshisekedi’s record in the DRC's volatile east, where the army has been battling M23 rebels and other armed groups.

Katumbi claimed the president was recruiting foreign mercenaries instead of increasing the salaries of military and police.

DRC Opposition leader Moise Katumbi
DRC Opposition leader Moise Katumbi
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