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Congo-Kinshasa

Laurent-Désiré Kabila

Date of Birth: 27 November 1939
Place of Birth: Likasi, Congo-K
Died: 18 January 2001


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Kabila gets a rival

The favourite Senate candidate from Kabila's Alliance pour la Majorité Présidentielle was Léonard She Okitundu Minister of Human Rights then Foreign Affairs under the late President Laurent Kabila and special advisor to his son...


The bashing of Bemba

Many Congolese and diplomats reckon that the new regime is establishing absolute authority with as little regard for human rights as the previous regimes of Laurent-Désiré Kabila and Mobutu Sese Seko...


A frontier affair

Angola has consistently backed Kabila's government by sending troops to back both him and his late father Laurent-Désiré Kabila and by supplying training and logistics to Congo's army...


Two elections, one country

One apocryphal story circulating in Kinshasa is that one of the old guard supporters of Laurent-Désiré Kabila took Joseph Kabila aside and pointing to his father's mausoleum explained to him that 'they' would bulldoze the mausoleum if he lost the presidency...


A new political season

At the heart of the latest controversy is the constitutional hiatus between the end on 30 June of the formal powers of President Laurent Kabila's transitional government and the handover to an elected government which will not be possible before the end of the year...


Front-runners and hopefuls

former General Norbert Likulia Bolongo who was army commander when Laurent-Désiré Kabila's forces chased Mobutu from power in 1997; 4...


Looking into the abyss

That would leave the 'Balubakat' in control of relatively poor Haut-Lomami and Tanganyika already ravaged by the Mai-Mai militias created by the late President Laurent-Désiré Kabila...


Full circle

The troubled Sengamines diamond operation is back where it started six years ago when a group of Gulf Arab businessmen and Zimbabwean generals carved out a chunk of the state's mining concessions around Mbuji-Mayi in an opaque trade-off with the late President Laurent-Désiré Kabila...


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