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Congo-Kinshasa

Joseph Kabila

Date of Birth: 4/12/1971
Place of Birth: Hewa Bora, South Kivu


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The electoral mirage

Yet, as the months roll on, it will become ever more apparent that the vote won't happen and Joseph Kabila isn't going anywhere...


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)...


Slippage, not suffrage

The electoral commission (Commission électorale nationale indépendante – CENI) has finally published a calendar fixing polls for the presidency, the national and state parliaments, for 23 December 2018, signalling the end of President Joseph Kabila's 18 years in office...

They argued that the calendar 'unilaterally and abusively prolongs the mandate of Joseph Kabila', demanding his departure before next year and elections no later than 30 June 2018...


Kinshasa-on-the-Potomac

'Joseph Kabila and his servant Corneille Nangaa have declared war on the Congolese people,' said Felix Tshisekedi, the leader of the Rassemblement de l'opposition congolaise...


Losing control in Kasaï

The violence has provided the perfect excuse for President Joseph Kabila to delay further the presidential and legislative elections...


Action plan to crack the Inga enigma

Some see the call by the Congo-Kinshasa's government for a joint Sino-Spanish plan to develop the much-delayed Inga hydropower project as a political trick to keep both China and the West happy while President Joseph Kabila finds a way to extend his grip on power...


Kabila thriving on chaos

True to his recent form, President Joseph Kabila has chosen to appoint a long-time former oppositionist as Prime Minister...


To sue or to schmooze

This expansion in its Zambian interests came in the wake of an ugly dispute in Congo-Kinshasa, where the company had established itself as one of the country's biggest investors before simmering bad blood led President Joseph Kabila to expropriate mining units at Kolwezi, Frontier and Lonshi in 2009-10...


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