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US State Department blocks visas for ‘corrupt’ officials

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US State Department blocks visas for 'corrupt' officialsThe US State Department has imposed visa bans on a number of Congolese officials accused of corruption or electoral malpractice.

It declined to name those targeted, but said the move was intended to send a strong signal that Washington was committed to fighting corruption and to supporting credible elections.

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The Democratic Republic of Congo is to hold a much-delayed presidential election in December to choose a successor to Joseph Kabila.

His second and final term in office ended in 2016 but many suspect he is trying to stay in power.

standardmedia.co.ke

Source the standard Newspaper

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