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Population: 95.89m
GDP: $55.35bn
Debt: 10.8% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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Harsh realities face Tshisekedi after vote

Its abundance of critical minerals encouraged outsiders to ignore election abuses but Congo's governance crisis holds up everything

Félix Tshisekedi's second presidential mandate is assured, and he has politically vanquished his domestic opposition after the 20 December elections. But his rhetoric on the...

Meagre record haunts Tshisekedi's plan

For all the President's rhetoric and slick campaigning, many voters remember his failure to deliver on past promises

The campaigning season is careering towards election day on 20 December with Félix Tshisekedi expected to win another presidential term despite his meagre record in governme...

Kagame tests his security playbook to the limit

Britain and France back Kigali for now but some of its neighbours are losing patience

The fight for control of eastern Congo-Kinshasa is intensifying in the weeks leading up to the country's elections due on 20 December. At the centre of it is Rwanda. The Kigali gov...

Oppositionists vie for the presidency

Most of the leading opponents of President Félix Tshisekedi plan to run in December’s elections

For now, the national presidential and polling elections are still set for 20 December, but many political activists suspect the government could still change the schedule. The mos...

Security threats multiply ahead of polls

Foreign-backed militias are pressuring President Tshisekedi just as he calls for the UN mission to leave

President Félix Tshisekedi may be readying himself for a re-election campaign but the conflicts in the country's eastern provinces are raging on and threatening national sov...

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