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Congo-Kinshasa

Joseph Kabila

Date of Birth: 4 June 1971
Place of Birth: Hewa Bora, South Kivu


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Gertler's billions

President Félix Tshisekedi who is fighting for power with ex-President Joseph Kabila strikes an ambiguous attitude towards Gertler a key ally of the former president (AC Vol 62 No 3 Félix tips the scales)...


Coalition’s sky-high ambitions

Its four vice-prime ministers each from a different faction of the ruling coalition have different political godfathers to serve including the President's main rival his predecessor Joseph Kabila (AC Vol 62 No 3 Félix tips the scales)...

Four of them hold vice-prime minister positions: President Félix Tshisekedi's Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social (UDPS); the Ensemble party of Moïse Katumbi governor of the mining hub of Katanga for eight years; ex-rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC); and former President Joseph Kabila's Parti du Peuple pour la Reconstruction et la Démocratie (PPRD)...


Bank officials 'expose money-laundering network'

These concerns are being raised as President Félix Tshisekedi appears to have wrested control of the National Assembly in Kinshasa away from his predecessor Joseph Kabila a close business ally of Gertler's (AC Vol 62 No 3 Félix tips the scales)...

Congo Aconde was set up in 2018 and built monuments in Congo-Kinshasa including one of former President Laurent Kabila (Joseph Kabila's father)...

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The money-sharing puzzle

The SDR windfall coupled with decade-high copper prices will strengthen President Félix Tshisekedi's hand as he breaks away from a partnership with predecessor Joseph Kabila though there is no guarantee that ordinary Congolese will benefit from the cash injection...


Félix tips the scales

The last person to hold the post Jeannine Mabunda a staunch ally of former President Joseph Kabila was voted out by the MPs in December...


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Another win for President Tshisekedi as parliament censures Prime Minister Sylvestre Illunga and clearing the way for a new government

The government of Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga a close ally of former president Joseph Kabila has fallen after the National Assembly in Kinshasa passed a censure motion against him...

Tshisekedi hopes his Union Sacrée coalition will replace former President Joseph Kabila's Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC) as the dominant force in parliament...

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No get out of jail card

Former President Joseph Kabila is desperately seeking assurances from his successor President Félix Tshisekedi that he be guaranteed immunity from prosecution by the International Criminal Court...


Jockeying for position

Politics during 2021 will be dominated by the power struggle between the two official winners – losers in reality – of the 2018 presidential and parliamentary elections President Félix Tshisekedi and ex-president Joseph Kabila (AC Vol 60 No 2 Data leak exposes plot to steal presidential vote)...


President nearer to power

Former president Joseph Kabila's political coalition the Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC) which ordinarily has a comfortable majority in the National Assembly scored a spectacular own goal on 10 December...


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