UNESCO's chief Irina Bokova speaks during a press conference in Paris on February 27, 2015, following the destruction of priceless ancient artefacts in Iraq's city of Mosul. AFP PHOTO/FRANCOIS GUILLOT
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UNESCO's director-general Irina Bokova Monday urged authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo to bring the murderers of a television journalist to justice.President Joseph Kabila has been in power since 2001 when he succeeded his father Laurent Kabila, who had been assassinated.Joseph Kabila is constitutionally barred from standing for re-election having served two terms but his opponents are worried the election postponement is part of a wider bid to hold onto power.The Congo was classed 152nd out of 180 countries in 2016 for press freedom by Reporters Without Borders.Lubala had worked for RTNC for 15 years, presenting a television show about hygiene and the environment.
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