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Biya's second house

After 17 years, President Paul Biya has now decided to hold elections for a national senate on 14 April. The new body will have no real powers but may be a suitable berth for Biya'...


M23 may be close to a deal

Moves are afoot to reintegrate the rebels, ending the revolt by agreeing to their demands and putting Jean-Bosco Ntaganda out in the cold

The Mouvement du 23 mars appears close to a peace agreement with President Joseph Kabila, Africa Confidential has learned. A violent split in M23 at the end of February saw serious...


Militants target Katanga

Brutal armed gangs roam across Katanga and threaten the Copperbelt where the country’s mineral wealth lies

On 17 February, a gang of Mai-Mai militia fighters arrived at Kinsevere village, some 40 kilometres from the Katangese capital, Lubumbashi. They slaughtered three officials and dro...


The Mai-Mai and their commanders

• The best-known of Katanga’s Mai-Mai leaders is Gédéon Kyungu Mutanga, a warlord who presided over a reign of terror between 2003 and 2006. He was condemned to death by a military...


Piecemeal deal

The deal designed to bring peace to Congo-Kinshasa’s troubled east is finally done. Doubts may abound but none were visible in Addis Ababa as South African President Jacob Zuma a...


Trouble on the line

Technologie et Système d’Information/Korea Telelcom of South Korea has cried foul after Vietnam’s Viettel won Cameroon’s third mobile telephone licence in December 2012. TSI/KT cla...


Bogged down in Bangui

The parties to the 11 January agreement, signed in Gabon, are now at loggerheads over ministerial posts. While leading opposition figure Nicolas Tiangaye is to lead the Government ...


Bozizé back from the brink

The deal to install an interim government belies how close the rebels came to toppling the President before allies – and luck – came to his rescue

Peace, however fragile, reigned in Central African Republic as Africa Confidential went to press. The government and the Séléka rebels signed a peace agreement in Libreville, Gabon...


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