UN lambasts Joseph Kabila for 'excessive force' in DRC

The Unites Nations has criticised Joseph Kabila's government for using excessive force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Over 50 people have died.

There has been radio silence from the African Union.

Crystal Orderson, editor Southern Africa Report

Orderson says the African Union has not condemned Kabila for his actions.

There is disagreement about whether the African Union should continue to play a mediator role. South Africa has come out strongly backing the AU, but opposition forces within DRC are unhappy.

I think violence is going to be inevitable in the country.

Crystal Orderson, editor Southern Africa Report

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