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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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Foreign policy flip-flops

Last year the government of Congo-Kinshasa sold – on direct instructions from President Joseph Kabila we hear – two disputed oil blocks to firms owned by the Zuma’s nephew Khulubuse Zuma and Zondwa Mandela Madiba’s grandson...


Mutatis mutandis

Mystery surrounds a sale by the state-owned Générale des Carrières et des Mines to a company linked to Dan Gertler a close friend of President Joseph Kabila...


Bad fences, bad neighbours

Angola helped the late Laurent-Désiré Kabila to power in Kinshasa in 1997 and then supported his son President Joseph Kabila against his rival Jean-Pierre Bemba in 2007...

Luanda is said to favour Vital Kamerhe a former ally of Joseph Kabila’s and the Honorary President of the National Assembly founder and leader of the Union pour la nation congolaise who served under the late President Mobutu Sese Seko and Laurent Kabila...


Election express

Congo-Kinshasa faces a harsh choice: should the CENI organise elections at breakneck speed to meet December’s constitutional deadline or should President Joseph Kabila’s government try to find majority support in Parliament to back an extension of his mandate...


Two leaders, two parties

While fanfares sounded and banners flew at Kololo airstrip with heads of state Robert Mugabe Goodluck Jonathan Mwai Kibaki and Joseph Kabila in attendance a massive welcoming party was under way on the other side of town for Kizza Besigye...


Taking the democratic out of DRC

President Joseph Kabila and his supporters will restrict democratic representation only to the rich if a bill sponsored by Kabila-stalwart Evariste Boshab goes through...


Real bullets, phoney coup

The raid on one of President Joseph Kabila’s homes came in the early afternoon of 27 February a Sunday when a couple of dozen soldiers forced their way past a roadblock manned by the Garde républicaine in the smart Gombé district of central Kinshasa and were stopped at a second barrier...


The state of the forces

President Joseph Kabila’s best troops are Katangese and Tutsi of the Conseil national pour la défense du peuple who have joined the Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo...


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