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Congo-Kinshasa

Moïse Katumbi Chapwe

Date of Birth: 28/12/1964
Place of Birth: Kashobwe, Congo-Kinshasa


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Kabila corners Tshisekedi

The deal with Tsishekedi outflanked Fayulu and his backers whom Kabila greatly feared Moïse Katumbi Jean-Pierre Bemba and Mbusa Nyamwisi...


A day of portents

Pierre Lumbi a prominent member of the Lamuka coalition backed by Fayulu Moïse Katumbi and Jean-Pierre Bemba said on television that Tshisekedi was 'mocking' the Congolese people...


The Twelve Fixes of Christmas

All seemed well on 12 November when seven leaders gathered in Geneva including heavyweights Jean-Pierre Bemba and Moise Katumbi who have been barred from pursuing their own presidential aspirations and announced they had united behind Martin Fayulu a courageous political fighter who was nearly killed by the police two years ago (AC Vol 59 No 23 Militias flex their muscles)...

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Militias flex their muscles

The leader of the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission (Monusco) Leila Zerrougui has endorsed the government's efforts to hold credible elections despite multiple concerns about electronic voting machines and the exclusion on dubious legal grounds of major opposition candidates notably former Katanga province governor Moïse Katumbi and former Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba (AC Vol 59 No 20 Hanging on a click factor)...


Hanging on a click factor

This coupled with the absence of Moïse Katumbi from the country during the candidacy registration period has left the opposition weakened (AC Vol 59 No 5 Kabila's survival strategy Vol 59 No 16 Kabila names his dauphin & Vol 59 No 17 Kabila's two-front offensive)...


Kabila's two-front offensive

This impression is confirmed by the exclusion of two of the most important presidential challengers Jean-Pierre Bemba and Moïse Katumbi from the poll...


Kabila names his dauphin

While Kabila has declared he will not now remain some in the church still say that the refusal to allow an important opposition figure Moïse Katumbi to enter the country and register as a candidate is still a provocation...

The other two main possible candidates Felix Tshisekedi son of the legendary Etienne and Moïse Katumbi were each on 19%...


Kabila's survival strategy

Opposition sources tell Africa Confidential that Nyamwisi has also become much closer to the former Katanga Governor Moïse Katumbi whom Kabila sees as his chief threat...


Slippage, not suffrage

The Rassemblement a large coalition dominated by the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS) Congo's oldest opposition party and the G-7 alliance which supports the presidential aspirations of the exiled former Governor of Katanga Moïse Katumbi published a statement on 7 November identical to those issued by the Union pour la nation congolaise (UNC) led by Vital Kamerhe and the Mouvement de libération du Congo (MLC) of Jean-Pierre Bemba...


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