Congo justice minister resigns after judicial reform dispute

11 Jul 2020 / 19:34 H.

    KINSHASA, July 11 (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo's Justice Minister Celestin Tunda tendered his resignation on Saturday in the wake of a dispute with the president over proposed laws that would give politicians more control over criminal prosecutions.

    In a televised statement, Tunda did not give a reason for his resignation. (Reporting by Stanis Bujakera; writing by Hereward Holland; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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