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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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A poll that perplexes

Father Apollinaire Malu Malu the CEI Chairman is widely blamed for trying to prolong President Joseph Kabila’s term in office which should end on 6 December 2011 the fifth anniversary of his swearing-in (see Box)...


Runners and frontrunners

He was Speaker of the National Assembly until March 2009 when he was voted out by President Joseph Kabila’s Parti du peuple pour la reconstruction et la démocratie (PPRD)...


Mixed minerals

But most of the Katanga miners in the Fédération des Entreprises du Congo did nothing including Anvil Mining which extracts copper and silver at Dikulushi and one of whose veterans is President Joseph Kabila’s close advisor Augustin Katumba Mwanke...


Kigali wins another round of the blame game

Now Kagame and current Congolese President Joseph Kabila have brought their countries into alliance again and they both roundly condemn the UN report’s claims...

Among several crimes blamed on Congo’s security forces are the massacres of Hutu refugees in Orientale Province said to have been committed jointly by Rwandan and Congolese soldiers; the Congolese were commanded by Joseph Kabila who is now President...


Contract clashes

President Joseph Kabila's government is set for another round of legal clashes with foreign companies...


Katanga makes a comeback

During the trouble a soldier and a policeman were killed and members of President Joseph Kabila’s family took refuge with the Presidential Guards in Kibembe camp...

Like his father Joseph Kabila is identified with the Balubakat the antisecessionist Katangan Baluba people from the north of the province...


Half a century, half the battle

A public square that once bore a statue of Leopold II the Belgian king who carved out the country as his personal possession in 1885 has been renamed Place du 30 juin; from it above new fountains a balloon emblazoned with the face of President Joseph Kabila flies high and pretty...


Odious debts, now less debt

It took personal missions from the IMF managing director Dominique Strauss- Kahn and the World Bank president Robert Zoellick to Kinshasa to get the current government under President Joseph Kabila to cut back the scope of the Chinese barter deal (Africa-Asia Confidential Vol 2 No 8)...


Secret oil deal

On 18 June President Joseph Kabila confirmed the awards in a decree but neither the state’s Congolaise des hydrocarbures (Cohydro) or oil ministry staffers were involved in the highly secretive negotiations...


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