Congo's new president urges thousands of exiles: Come home

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo – Albert Tumba says he was forced to leave Congo in 2010 for neighboring Republic of Congo.

As a journalist, he had denounced malpractice in the sports ministry and had to leave with his family out of fear for his safety.

"Threatened with death, I had to cross the river and reach Brazzaville, where I enjoy refugee status with my wife and children. Life is hard here but we are safe," the 65-year-old Tumba said.

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