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Congo-Kinshasa

Joseph Kabila

Date of Birth: 4 June 1971
Place of Birth: Hewa Bora, South Kivu


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Tshisekedi’s moment of truth

He has split up the coalition with former President Joseph Kabila's Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC) and finished a month of much-hyped national consultations on 24 November but there is still little sign of him opening a new road to the future (AC Vol 61 No 22 Stepping back from the brink)...


Stepping back from the brink

In the event no such drama occurred although Tshisekedi did declare that his alliance with ex-President Joseph Kabila's Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC) was over...


Fury greets Gertler report

Both of these companies are now under investigation for corruption in their dealings with Gertler whom the United States Treasury put under sanctions in December 2017 on the basis of its findings about corruption in Congo-K and his friendship with Joseph Kabila who took over from his father after he was assassinated in 2001...


Ballots and bishops

In the equally suspect parliamentary polls the Front commun pour le Congo (FCC) a coalition headed by former President Joseph Kabila scooped most of the seats according to CENI despite the wave of popular hostility towards Kabila...


Life without the 'Supreme Guide'

Nkurunziza had alienated many within his own party the Burundian political class as a whole all international donors and most regional heads of state by the time of his death except for Tanzania's President John Magufuli and former President Joseph Kabila of Congo-Kinshasa...


Damning the parks

Local company Kipay run by a businessman associated with former President Joseph Kabila has partnered with hydropower giant PowerChina to build the $400 million project (AC Vol 54 No 5 The Mai-Mai and their commanders)...


Gertler tries to dodge sanctions

The unfolding saga will also cast light on how far the United States government is willing to go to help the beleaguered President Félix Tshisekedi or whether it sees him mainly as a tool to weaken the influence of former President Joseph Kabila and business allies like Gertler...


Prosecutors arrest bigwigs

If so it is a strategy that is not without risk since many of the political allies of ex-President Joseph Kabila also want Tshisekedi indicted over the 100-Day funds...


The Kabila Strain

This and other measures on the pandemic are rolling out against a background of continued tension between the President and his still-powerful predecessor Joseph Kabila and an extremely gloomy outlook for the economy in the wake of the slump in demand for Congo-Kinshasa's raw materials...


Clash of the kings

This reflects the national clash between President Félix Tshisekedi and his predecessor Joseph Kabila over control of the money and security agencies...


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