Furniture battle in DR Congo’s parliament

President Felix Tshisekedi announced to end the coalition with allies of his predecessor, which intensified tensions between rivaling political groups. A fight started in parliament’s main hall. As Reuters reports, “Tshisekedi’s supporters, some in suits and stylish shoes, hurled chairs, wooden batons and plastic buckets up a staircase toward Kabila partisans who launched the objects back”.


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