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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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Talking longer term

Having failed to get Parliament to change the constitution to give him another term in office, President Joseph Kabila launched a new 'political dialogue' on 1 June – apparently to extend his current term...


The best man not standing

President Joseph Kabila still seems intent on finding a way to stay in power, even though the constitution forbids it and a growing coalition of political forces hopes his fellow Katangese, Katumbi, can stand in his way (AC Vol 56 No 7, Game of provinces)...


Game of provinces

Protests against President Joseph Kabila's plans to stay in power beyond the end of his term in November 2016 continue since the Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI) announced an election timetable as the constitution requires (AC Vol 56 No 4, Poll date set)...


Muzito's Waterloo

Former Prime Minister Adolphe Muzito, one of President Joseph Kabila's main allies, has been named in connection with a Belgian investigation into foreign political bribery...


Poll date set

Some pundits believe President Joseph Kabila will still find reasons to put off the polls and rely on Article 70 of the constitution – that the incumbent president remains in office until his successor takes over – to stay on (AC Vol 56 No 1, Hell no, he won’t go)...


Kabila's conundrum

A wave of repression costing dozens of lives and hundreds of arrests failed to prevent Parliament on 25 January from defeating President Joseph Kabila's bid to postpone next year's presidential election until after a census (AC Vol 56 No 1, Hell no, he won’t go)...


Hell no, he won’t go

Speculation is rising that the probable postponement of local elections due in June and October is part of a plan by President Joseph Kabila to put off next year's presidential election...


Don't look now

The mine's previous owner, Canada's First Quantum Minerals, accused the Kinshasa government of illegally confiscating the assets and then selling them at a knockdown price to offshore companies linked to Dan Gertler (an Israeli businessman who is close to Congolese President Joseph Kabila)...


The warning from Ouagadougou

Beyond Burkina Faso's borders the drama is being watched intently in countries whose Presidents are planning to extend their rule, namely: Congo-Kinshasa's Joseph Kabila, Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso, Togo's Faure Gnassingbé, Benin's Yayi Boni, Djibouti's Omar Guelleh, Uganda's Yoweri Museveni, Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza and Rwanda's Paul Kagame...


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