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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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Kabila's co-opted cabinet

Just minutes before midnight on 19 December as the seconds ticked down on the last day of his constitutionally permitted second term of office President Joseph Kabila Kabange's Information Minister Lambert Mende Omalanga announced on state television that a new transitional government had been formed...

Friends of the diamond-dealer say he has never really forgiven Joseph Kabila since his father Laurent confiscated a 266-carat diamond he had found in 2000 and sold it abroad for an estimated US$20 million...


The scramble for the chair

Kodjo brokered an agreement last October but this had little effect and was widely thought to play to President Joseph Kabila's tune...


Killers crowd in

While the end of President Joseph Kabila's two terms of office on 19 December is set to spark mass opposition protests less notice has been paid to the growth of separate conflicts all over the country...


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...


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