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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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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...


More trickle-down please

The coalition of the Cap pour le changement (CACH) alliance led by President Félix Tshisekedi and ex-President Joseph Kabila's Front commun pour le Congo (FCC) is unhappy and unharmonious...


Pouring cold water on the mega dam

The president who assumed office in January has a different vision for the scheme than that supported by officials he inherited from his predecessor Joseph Kabila and the two sides are battling it out (AC Vol 60 No 3 A day of portents)...

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Of puppets and godfathers

Tshisekedi points as evidence to the closure of the notorious cachots (dungeons) of the Agence Nationale de Renseignements the secret police under his presidency the freeing of all the political prisoners who were immured there and in the crumbling prisons and the firing of the ANR's head Kalev Mutond a close associate of former President Joseph Kabila...


Lobbyist of last resort

Last year Ben-Menashe received $2m to promote the academic as leader of a provisional government alongside former President Joseph Kabila when the latter was planning to delay elections until 2020...


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