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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 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...


Kabila for ever

Faced with fierce opposition to amending the constitution so that he can run for a third term President Joseph Kabila is pushing for a new one...


Reshaping the army

A sweeping restructuring of the army command is the strongest sign yet that President Joseph Kabila Kabange plans to ignore the constitution and seek re-election for a third term in 2016 (see Kabila for ever)...


Turbo-charged competition

President Joseph Kabila's decision to back him seems aimed at thwarting the chances of Congo-Brazzaville's candidate former Prime Minister and current Paris Ambassador Henri Lopès 77...


Puzzle of FDLR intentions

In a letter dated 18 April and copied to among others United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Malawi's then President and SADC Chairperson Joyce Banda; and Congo-Kinshasa President Joseph Kabila the FDLR invited the recipients to attend a ceremonial surrender of men and weapons to SADC...


Kabila defiant on third term

President Joseph Kabila seems determined to serve a third term of office although his attempts to make the idea popular at home have failed...


Fighting flares in the Kivus

Whatever the truth of Mende's accusations of Rwandan provocation they helped divert attention from headlines that had been troubling President Joseph Kabila in preceding weeks...


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