Mazembe Owner Targets DR Congo Presidency

There is speculation that the owner of one of Africa's top football clubs Moise Katumbi could run for president in the Democratic Republic of Congo in polls due in November. The BBC's Maud Jullien went to meet him in his base of Lubumbashi.

"I know the hope people have in me - I know what is their expectation.
"The problem is we need to sit around a table as big guys to have at least one [opposition] candidate,"

Moise Katumbi says, as we drive around Lubumbashi, DR Congo's second city.
Mr Katumbi is calling on the country's opposition to unite behind a single candidate, though he hasn't said yet whether that means him.

He has asked me to join him on a tour of the capital of Katanga, DR Congo's wealthiest region, with its vast reserves of copper and cobalt.
It is also the area which he governed for almost a decade.

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