With elections in the DR Congo slated for December 23, uncertainty looms large in the region as political observers predict volatility, particularly in the conflict-ridden eastern Drc.
Police meanwhile said that 11 officers and two civilians were injured in the clashes with supporters of Martin Fayulu, a frontrunner in Drc's election, at the rally.
Daktari Nyuki gets his medicine from the Congo forest, Namib desert, caves in the Drc, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt and Eastern Uganda.
We mostly import from Uganda and the Drc but the prices in these countries have shot up.
By AFRICAREVIEW.COM Drc election tension Tensions rise just 12 days before the December 23 DR Congo election after two supporters of opposition presidential candidate are killed in clashes with police at a rally in the southern Lubumbashi city.
After it was declared on August 1 - the tenth outbreak in Drc since 1976 - at least 285 people have died, according to the last health ministry update on December 9.
In young post-colonial nation states— Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Drc, Zimbabwe and several others—institutions have continued to struggle under the weight of strongmen (there are fewer women in these matters).
Forced out of Uganda, it operates in the border area in the Drc's North Kivu province, an area where other armed groups are also active.
Former oil executive Martin Fayulu, 62, a little-known lawmaker making a late surge in the campaign, said police had diverted him away from the rally venue in Lubumbashi, the country's second largest city.
Whether Rwanda, whether Drc - so overall we have our big trade surplus simply because number one; agricultural productivity has improved which is one aspect.