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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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Bank officials 'expose money-laundering network'

These concerns are being raised as President Félix Tshisekedi appears to have wrested control of the National Assembly in Kinshasa away from his predecessor Joseph Kabila a close business ally of Gertler's (AC Vol 62 No 3 Félix tips the scales)...

Congo Aconde was set up in 2018 and built monuments in Congo-Kinshasa including one of former President Laurent Kabila (Joseph Kabila's father)...

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Félix tips the scales

The last person to hold the post Jeannine Mabunda a staunch ally of former President Joseph Kabila was voted out by the MPs in December...


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Another win for President Tshisekedi as parliament censures Prime Minister Sylvestre Illunga and clearing the way for a new government

The government of Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga a close ally of former president Joseph Kabila has fallen after the National Assembly in Kinshasa passed a censure motion against him...

Tshisekedi hopes his Union Sacrée coalition will replace former President Joseph Kabila's Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC) as the dominant force in parliament...

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No get out of jail card

Former President Joseph Kabila is desperately seeking assurances from his successor President Félix Tshisekedi that he be guaranteed immunity from prosecution by the International Criminal Court...


Jockeying for position

Politics during 2021 will be dominated by the power struggle between the two official winners – losers in reality – of the 2018 presidential and parliamentary elections President Félix Tshisekedi and ex-president Joseph Kabila (AC Vol 60 No 2 Data leak exposes plot to steal presidential vote)...


President nearer to power

Former president Joseph Kabila's political coalition the Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC) which ordinarily has a comfortable majority in the National Assembly scored a spectacular own goal on 10 December...


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...


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