2018 Nobel Peace Prizewinner Denis Mukwege Enters Race For Congo Presidency

Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege will join a growing list of candidates looking to unseat Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi in elections scheduled for December. Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon famous for his work with victims of Congo’s conflicts, announced his candidacy Monday in Kinshasa, the capital. The doctor joins a field of established candidates that will likely include a former prime minister and the owner of one of Africa’s most successful soccer clubs. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Read More: Thousands of African Women Face Sexual Violence.

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