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Johannesburg - "We are at war with Kabila – he doesn't want to go."

These are the first words that greet me as I call an old friend in Kinshasa.

She is terrified. Gunshots keep ringing as we talk. I can’t hear them but in hushed tones she repeatedly says: "Can you hear them? They have been ringing since yesterday."

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