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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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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...


Torturers beware

In 1998 the state prosecutor decided the visiting Congo-Kinshasa President the late Laurent-Désiré Kabila had immunity as a serving head of state...


Post-war clean up

The Commission's Chairman is Christophe Lutundula (Opposition Politique) a lawyer and experienced politician who was Vice-President of the Haut Conseil de la République-Parlement de Transition until its dissolution by the late President Laurent-Désiré Kabila in May 1997...


Transition on hold, again

Financial networks threatened The belligerents are in theory subject to an integrated command but military resources are still largely controlled by the Maison Militaire a group of mostly Katangese commanders who were close to Kabila's murdered father President Laurent-Désiré Kabila...


The Kivus jolt Kinshasa, again

Both had been condemned to death by a court-martial for allegedly taking part in the murder of Joseph's father President Laurent-Désiré Kabila in January 2001...


Yes, guv

Kyungu is Balubakat as was the late President Laurent-Désiré Kabila; he complains that Kabila junior surrounds himself with Manyema people from his mother's area...


Ruberwa's rift

Doris Mbenge were sentenced to death in absentia for involvement in the assassination of Joseph's father Laurent-Désiré Kabila...


Peace or bust

L'Avenir a newspaper that speaks for Vice-President Abdoulaye Yérodia and the surviving supporters of the late President Laurent-Désiré Kabila pointed fingers at Bemba's people; Bemba and Kengo wa Dondo have been at odds since 1998 when Kengo refused to subsidise the MLC which he regarded as hopeless...

Symphorien Maïbwé the Banyamulenge spokesman says there is also resentment among the former Katangese gendarmes mostly based in Angola who played their part in the late President Laurent-Désiré Kabila's 1997 victory; the authorities fear that Luanda might exploit such discontent to regain its former influence...


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