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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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Wildcats in the wild east

The report emphasised that Fametal had the support of a former deputy mines minister and a ‘doctor’ in the entourage of Congolese President Joseph Kabila...


Kabila: from farce to tragedy

There is a broad acceptance by the public – except by President Joseph Kabila's supporters – that the results published on 9 December were the product of widespread electoral fraud (AC Vol 52 No 24, Fraud and violence)...


Timeline of a troubled vote

• September 2011: The International Crisis Group reported that the registration of electors by the Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI) showed 'surprising results', with higher rates in areas favouring President Joseph Kabila and much lower ones in opposition strongholds...


Bargain mine sales draw fire

President Joseph Kabila’s main challenger, Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, went to Canada in September to meet the directors of First Quantum Minerals, one of the companies most affected by the forced asset sales or seizures...


Troubled waters, no oil yet

President Joseph Kabila’s presidential team has tended to yield to pressure from Luanda, to the indignation of its opponents...


Fears grow of poll delay

The government claims that the opposition is preparing an uprising and the government of neighbouring Congo-Brazzaville has accused President Joseph Kabila of looking for a way to prevent the parliamentary and presidential elections going ahead...


A rocky electoral road

On 5 September, a crowd of supporters of President Joseph Kabila’s Parti du peuple pour la reconstruction et le développement pelted about 1,000 supporters of Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, outside their party headquarters...


Prison politics

Sources close to Bemba, the President of the Mouvement de libération du Congo, a former national Vice-President and electoral opponent of President Joseph Kabila in 2006, say he believes he may stand since he is still unconvicted and so his political and civil rights should be unaffected...


Foreign policy flip-flops

Last year, the government of Congo-Kinshasa sold – on direct instructions from President Joseph Kabila, we hear – two disputed oil blocks to firms owned by the Zuma’s nephew, Khulubuse Zuma, and Zondwa Mandela, Madiba’s grandson...


Mutatis mutandis

Mystery surrounds a sale by the state-owned Générale des Carrières et des Mines to a company linked to Dan Gertler, a close friend of President Joseph Kabila...


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