Soccer-Loving Congolese Businessman Eyes Run for Presidency

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Moise Katumbi.

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The owner of one of Africa’s top soccer clubs and ex-governor of a region that contains the continent’s richest copper deposits appears to be preparing to run for president in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He’s just not saying so yet.

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