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Rebels Hand Over Weapons After Tshisekedi Inauguration

January 29 2019

Democratic Republic of the Congo

About 600 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have surrendered their weapons following the inauguration of President Felix Tshisekedi, reports Agence France-Presse.

Rebels handed over AK-47 rifles, hunting shotguns, machetes, knives, arrows and various amulets to the Kasai-Central provincial authorities following the swearing in of Tshisekedi on Jan. 24, said local officials on Saturday.

The election marks the first peaceful transition of power since 1960. Tshisekedi...

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