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Congo-Kinshasa

Mbusa Nyamwisi

Date of Birth: 15 November 1959
Place of Birth: North Kivu


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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

The evidence suggests that the eastern provinces like most of the country voted massively for Fayulu and Nande firebrand Mbusa Nyamwisi has been calling on his compatriots to take up arms once more (AC Vol 59 No 23 Militias flex their muscles)...


Militias flex their muscles

That leaves Fayulu backed only by the disqualified Katumbi and Bemba along with former foreign minister Mbusa Nyamwisi who once ran the Ugandan-backed RCD-K/ML movement that controlled parts of Ituri and North Kivu during the 1998-2003 war where armed attacks are again increasing in tempo...


Kabila's two-front offensive

Mbusa Nyamwisi Kabila's former foreign minister and once the leader of the Rassemblement congolais pour la démocratie-Kisangani/Mouvement de libération (RCD-K/ML) that controlled parts of Ituri and northern North Kivu between 1998 and 2003 is also working with Katumbi according to sources in Europe...


Kabila's survival strategy

Exiled leaderKinshasa is equally concerned about the role of Antipas Mbusa Nyamwisi once rebel commander of the Rassemblement congolais pour la démocratie-Kisangani/Mouvement de libération (RCD-K/ML) the largely Nande group that controlled both Beni and Bunia during the 1998-2003 war (AC Vol 57 No 25 Killers crowd in)...


UN raid's complex causes

Long entrenched in eastern Congo-K the ADF has become part of a proxy war between President Joseph Kabila and his Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC) and opposition politician Mbusa Nyamwisi exiled in Tanzania who has close links to Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni (AC Vol 58 No 4 Leader's demise imperils deal & Vol 57 No 25 Killers crowd in)...


Mayhem among the militias

Yakutumba's assaults have been matched by attacks on the FARDC in North Kivu mostly by the ethnic Nande Mai Mai 'Mazembe' another amalgam of militias whose hero is former Foreign Minister Mbusa Nyamwisi who once led his own Rassemblement congolais pour la démocratie-Kisangani/Mouvement de libération (RCD-K/ML) rebellion during the 1998-2003 war and now lives in Tanzania and South Africa (AC Vol 57 No 25 Killers crowd in)...


Leader's demise imperils deal

Notable among them are former Katanga Province Governor Moïse Katumbi Chapwe and ex-Foreign Minister Antipas Mbusa Nyamwisi who once ran his own rebel fiefdom in North Kivu and Ituri during the 1998-2003 war (AC Vol 54 No 18 Holes in Kabila's big tent)...

They often collaborate with Ugandan rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces which are involved in attacking militia and Mai-Mai groups which appear to be loyal to Museveni's natural ally in North Kivu Mbusa Nyamwisi...


Kabila's co-opted cabinet

In the meantime the regime says it has withdrawn its cases against opposition politicians Antipas Mbusa Nyamwisi and Roger Lumbala...


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