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Congo-Kinshasa

Vital Kamerhe

Date of Birth: 4 March 1959
Place of Birth: Bukavu, South Kivu


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Coalition’s sky-high ambitions

Although Vital Kamerhe the president of the Union pour la Nation Congolaise and Tshisekedi's one-time Chief of Staff still languishes in prison after being convicted of corruption last June he still has five ministries under his party's control...

The ministries are also divided up between these and two other parties headed by Tshisekedi's now-imprisoned former running mate Vital Kamerhe and Modeste Bahati Lukwebo the new Senate President...


Prosecutors arrest bigwigs

Vital Kamerhe President Félix Tshisekedi's chief of staff spent Easter in Kinshasa's notorious Makala prison following his arrest and detention without bail last week...


More trickle-down please

Leader of the Union pour la Nation Congolaise (UNC) and presidential Chief of Staff Vital Kamerhe has an interesting year ahead of him...


Of puppets and godfathers

Tshisekedi's Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social is the main party in CACH with Vital Kamerhe's Union pour la Nation Congolaise (UNC) the next largest in the coalition...


Kasaï peace at risk

Three members of Kabuya's eight-strong cabinet are from Lamuka; another minister is from Vital Kamerhe's Union pour la nation congolaise (UNC) and a fifth Tharcisse Kabatusuila Mbuyamba from Tshisekedi's Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social...


Tshisekedi tries his luck

The chief executives of Glencore and Barrick – Ivan Glasenberg and Mark Bristow – met Tshisekedi and his chief of staff Vital Kamerhe in Kinshasa to try to push for changes to the mining code...


A day of portents

News soon circulated that Vital Kamerhe Tshisekedi's running mate in the campaign and a former Kabila supporter and president of the National Assembly had rushed to Tshisekedi's aid at the podium when he collapsed...


Data leak exposes plot to steal presidential vote

Tshisekedi and his ally Vital Kamerhe had stoked suspicion when they broke after only a day an agreement struck in Geneva in November for the entire opposition to unite behind Fayulu sparking a bitter war of words and suspicion between their supporters (AC Vol 59 No 25 The Twelve Fixes of Christmas)...

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The Twelve Fixes of Christmas

A day later Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe pulled out of the pact citing the furious reactions back home of the parties they lead – the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social  (UDPS) the largest opposition party which was founded in the early 1980s by Tshisekedi's father and the Union pour la nation congolaise (UNC) another major political player (AC Vol 58 No 11 Kabila thriving on chaos)...

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