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Joseph Kabila

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


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Kabila ducks and dives

Although Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon resigned on 14 November and announced the dissolution of his government, President Joseph Kabila Kabange surprised everyone three days later by naming his successor, Samy Badibanga Ntita...


Graft disrupts long goodbye

A raft of corruption claims is undermining President Joseph Kabila's campaign to extend his stay in office for at least two more years...


Kabila slides into a legitimacy crisis

Violent clashes in Kinshasa between protestors and police last month show how the row over President Joseph Kabila's plans to delay elections could trigger a crisis across the country – from the capital in the west to the copper-rich Katanga region in the east where opposition support is growing sharply...


A gathering storm

The 83-year-old Tshisekedi, a mainstay of opposition politics since 1980, invited the leaders of all the main parties and factions opposing President Joseph Kabila to a conference at a luxury hotel on the banks of Lake Genval, 20 minutes from Brussels...


Mine sale prompts tax grab

The US government has been the loudest critic of President Joseph Kabila's efforts to delay the elections scheduled for November and his bids to hold on to power despite the expiry of his allotted presidential terms (AC Vol 57 No 11, Katumbi enlists US against Kabila)...


Katumbi enlists US against Kabila

After coming under increased pressure to step down at the end of his legal times in office on 19 December, President Joseph Kabila had defiantly raised the political temperature by apparently sanctioning an investigation into Katumbi for allegedly hiring armed mercenaries...

United States officials are mulling the sanctions demand against President Joseph Kabila's political and business allies as the country's political crisis worsens and Kabila’s efforts to postpone elections look to be continuing...

'The only obstacle today is Joseph Kabila; he has totally closed political space...

The only way to avoid chaos is to get around Joseph Kabila and organise elections...


Clamping down on Katumbi

Such brazen mistreatment of President Joseph Kabila's main rival could tip widespread frustration into lasting outrage, both at home and abroad...


Papa's posthumous politics

Soon, however, the singer's body is to be transferred to a specially-constructed mausoleum on a site donated by President Joseph Kabila Kabange...


Democrats under fire

Good record of credible post-apartheid elections Congo-Kinshasa November Presidential & legislative Joseph Kabila tries to prolong grip on power Ghana November Presidential & legislative History of very close but credible elections Gambia December Presidential Highly repressive regime Côte d’Ivoire December Parliamentary Alassane Ouattara’s 2015 presidential victory boosts his alliance Taken together, these developments are likely to undermine confidence in the ballot box among losing candidates and communities...

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Ponyo plays banker

It was President Joseph Kabila who finally intervened, calling an emergency meeting of the BCC Governor and the Finance Ministry on the morning of Sunday 3 April and informing Matata that he needed to leave BIAC alone, sources suggest...


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