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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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An awkward tango for Gertler and Glencore

Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler and South African commodity trader Ivan Glasenberg who have done far better than their corporate rivals out of Joseph Kabila's reign in Congo-Kinshasa are rethinking their strategy...


Leader's demise imperils deal

The deal that President Joseph Kabila agreed on 31 December with the opposition for elections this year and the end of his presidency depended on swift implementation...


Kabila's co-opted cabinet

Just minutes before midnight on 19 December as the seconds ticked down on the last day of his constitutionally permitted second term of office President Joseph Kabila Kabange's Information Minister Lambert Mende Omalanga announced on state television that a new transitional government had been formed...

Friends of the diamond-dealer say he has never really forgiven Joseph Kabila since his father Laurent confiscated a 266-carat diamond he had found in 2000 and sold it abroad for an estimated US$20 million...


The scramble for the chair

Kodjo brokered an agreement last October but this had little effect and was widely thought to play to President Joseph Kabila's tune...


Killers crowd in

While the end of President Joseph Kabila's two terms of office on 19 December is set to spark mass opposition protests less notice has been paid to the growth of separate conflicts all over the country...


Kabila ducks and dives

Although Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon resigned on 14 November and announced the dissolution of his government President Joseph Kabila Kabange surprised everyone three days later by naming his successor Samy Badibanga Ntita...


Graft disrupts long goodbye

A raft of corruption claims is undermining President Joseph Kabila's campaign to extend his stay in office for at least two more years...


Kabila slides into a legitimacy crisis

Violent clashes in Kinshasa between protestors and police last month show how the row over President Joseph Kabila's plans to delay elections could trigger a crisis across the country – from the capital in the west to the copper-rich Katanga region in the east where opposition support is growing sharply...


A gathering storm

The 83-year-old Tshisekedi a mainstay of opposition politics since 1980 invited the leaders of all the main parties and factions opposing President Joseph Kabila to a conference at a luxury hotel on the banks of Lake Genval 20 minutes from Brussels...


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