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Vol 46 No 22

Published 4th November 2005


Congo-Kinshasa

Politicians on notice

The power-sharing regime is under fire for corruption and undermining next year's elections

The big cleanup is on hold. In May, a parliamentary committee delivered its report on state contracts signed during the civil wars of 1996-97 and 1998-2003. The report has not been published and the Assemblée Nationale has set no date for discussing it. Members privately explain that some of its contents are 'ultra-sensitive', meaning that it is highly critical of members of the 'presidential space' - President Joseph Kabila and his four vice-presidents.

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