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The next DRC elections could weaponise 'Congolité' identity

Adegbidi, Adenikè (2021) The next DRC elections could weaponise 'Congolité' identity. Africa at LSE (29 Dec 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The defeated ‘Congolité’ Bill in the Democratic Republic of Congo sought to exclude from high office those not born to ‘Congolese’ parents. Despite its defeat in parliament, the infiltration of authentic notions of Congolese identity into society could intensify ethnic tensions ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2022 14:51
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2022 14:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113199

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