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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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The East takes on the South

De Gucht is suspected of favouring Asia over Africa and is a tough talker who angered President Joseph Kabila by attacking Congo-Kinshasa's entire political elite...


Blood on the stones

Under suspicion is an Italian businessman Vittorio Dordi who (according to the magazine L'Espresso in August) owns a mining company called Gold Rock and claims to be associated with Congolese President Joseph Kabila; he is in fact nominally under house arrest in Italy pending inquiries into the purchase last year of half a million Chinese T-56 assault rifles by China's state-owned North Industries Corporation to meet an order from Libya; the suspected end-users are said to be in Chad Congo-Kinshasa Sudan and Iraq...


Throwing out the neighbours

President Joseph Kabila owes a lot to Angola's rulers who helped his late father Laurent-Désiré Kabila to overthrow President Mobutu Sese Seko in 1997 then supported him against armed uprisings in 1998-2003...


Mines, dollars and dams

Several inconvenient facts are undermining President Joseph Kabila's ambitious 'zero tolerance' anti-corruption campaign...


Dam intrigues

At the 2-8 September SADC summit President Joseph Kabila tried to square the circle by 'inviting' the Westcor partners and regional states to share in developing Inga...


Congo-Kinshasa's big five mines

Despite temporarily losing its license after clashing with Israeli mining speculator Dan Gertler (who enjoys a close relationship with Congolese President Joseph Kabila) CAMEC continued to slice off the top of the Mukondo Mountain which it says is the world's richest cobalt deposit...


Africa joins the billion club

Joseph Kabila became President of Congo-Kinshasa at the age of 35 President José Eduardo dos Santos of Angola first took office when he was 37...


Eastern foes at war again

A large part of the army's problem is that officers steal the money meant to pay the soldiers: President Joseph Kabila belatedly ordered that troops be paid for April and May...


The China choice

It is so important that IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn met President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa this week...


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