Congo capital quiet following opposition call for general strike



The streets of Congo's capital Kinshasa were quiet on Wednesday and little traffic flowed following a call by the main opposition bloc for a general strike to press President Joseph Kabila to step down in December.
Kabila's two-term mandate expires in December, but authorities agreed this week to postpone an election originally slated for November until April 2018.
(Reporting by Aaron Ross; Writing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg; Editing by Hugh Lawson)
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19 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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