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Congo-Kinshasa: Aid Groups in Congo Fear Political Tensions Could Impede Their Work | allAfrica.com

Diplomatic spats and a government push to manage international funds may mean less help for the 13.1 million people in need

Relations between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and international aid agencies have hit a “low point” since the government refused to attend its own donor conference earlier this month, humanitarian experts and officials here and in Geneva said, elevating concerns that relief to more than 13 million people could become a political bargaining chip, ahead of elections now slated for December.

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