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Congo-Kinshasa

Augustin Katumba Mwanke

Date of Birth: 5 October 1963
Place of Birth: Pweto, Katanga
Died: 12. Februar 2012


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After the results

In 2003, former Presidency Minister Augustin Katumba Mwanke introduced Dan Gertler's Emaxon Finance to the people then in charge of MIBA...


Looking into the abyss

Africa Confidential revealed exclusively that the report makes the most serious accusations against Kabila loyalist such as Katumba Mwanke, Jean-Charles Okoto, Didier Kazadi Nyembwe and General Denis Kalume Numbi (AC Vol 46 No 25)...


Generals, gems and graft

They include:   ex-Presidency Minister Augustin Katumba Mwanke (linked to Miba's payments to European bank accounts and negotiation of the Emaxon deal); Miba's former Chairman, Jean-Charles Okoto Lolakombe (illicit production and sale of diamonds, and misappropriation of Miba resources); Former Director, Agence Nationale de Renseignements (ANR, intelligence agency), Didier Kazadi Nyembwe (illicit diamond production in Tshikapa, close to the Angola border, and refusal to respond to the commission); Former Planning Minister, General Denis Kalume Numbi (involvement in the Sengamines deal and irregular bank transfers); Several Miba directors, including former head Trudon Katende Muya; Belgium's Demimpex, whose leading shareholder is Philippe de Moerloose, was asked to account for a $750,000 payment it received from Miba but has failed to respond...

Kabila has removed several senior officials, including Katumba Mwanke and Okoto, who re-emerged in other political roles...


Peace is pricey

The National Security Advisor, Samba Kaputo, and another close ally of Kabila's, Katumba Mwanke, have been linked to Anvil Mining, an Australian company that mines for copper and silver in Kilwa...


Send for Tintin

In June 2001, Augustin Katumba Mwanke, head of Kabila's office, instructed Okoto to pay $538,000 to another arms firm, Thomas CZ, at Zivnostenska Banka, Prague...


Cutting-edge diplomacy

One of MIBA's main creditors said that Augustine Katumba Mwanke, Secretary General to the Kinshasa government, had instructed MIBA's President Administrateur Delegué, Gustave Luabeye Tshitala, and MIBA's Director of General Services, Michel Haubert, to sign the Emaxon agreement explaining that the 'discount' on the shipments would fund the credit line offered by Emaxon...


Le grand retour

Kabila runs a kitchen cabinet: Katumba Mwanke, now Secretary General to the government, sets the agenda; Kikaya bin Karubi, former Information Minister, is publicity chief for Kabila's election campaign; General John Numbi, commander of the air force, has specialised in freighting arms across the region; and Gen...


Nobody's moving

The national army crunch The government candidates are competing fiercely, especially Augustin Katumba Mwanke from Katanga (former Minister for the Presidency) and Mwenze Kongolo (former Security Minister)...


Soldiers go, plunderers stay

It names several senior officials in the Kinshasa government as key figures in the exploitative networks, including National Security Minister Mwenze Kongolo and the Minister of State in the Presidency, Augustin Katumba Mwanke...


Hall of infamy

Katumba Mwanke: Minister of State in the Presidency and Ambassador-at-large for Kinshasa; the UN Report will complicate his status chairing the coming talks on forming a national power-sharing government...


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