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Congo-Kinshasa

Jean-Pierre Bemba

Date of Birth: 4 November 1962


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Another chance for Asia

India’s involvement with Congo began in 2005, when Jean-Pierre Bemba, then Vice-President and responsible for economic affairs, attended an India- Africa Partnership conference in New Delhi organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry...


Kabila gets a rival

It is a strategic position as Kabila's hawks try to remove the parliamentary immunity of his main opponent, Senator Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo...


Congo-Kinshasa's cumbersome experiment

Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC) is the same, except that it failed in its electoral bid last year; that failure was followed by street battles in Kinshasa in April and treason charges against Bemba, who has fled the country...


Analysis

With the elections over, President Joseph Kabila's government can use its legitimacy to crush all dissent, not only oppositionist Jean-Pierre Bemba's armed guards but unarmed protestors, too...


The bashing of Bemba

His troops decisively defeated the guard of Jean-Pierre Bemba, who had lost last year's presidential election...


A frontier affair

Outgoing Foreign Minister Raymond Ramazani, from Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC), officially protested against an 'unacceptable' incursion to the Angolan Chargé d'Affaires in Kinshasa...


Winner takes (almost) all

Already in January the AMP had refused to admit Jean-Pierre Bemba's Union pour la Nation (UN) to any chairmanships of parliamentary committees, thus reducing the chance that Bemba's people will cooperate in making the new institutions work...


On the brink

The presidential runner-up, Jean-Pierre Bemba of the Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC), has reluctantly accepted defeat and said he will stand as senator for Kinshasa; his support is strong in the capital...


Generals and lawyers

Marie-Thérèse Nlandu Mpolo-Nene, a Kinshasa lawyer, is a member of Jean-Pierre Bemba’s Union pour la Nation coalition...


After the results

The streets of Kinshasa were eerily quiet for hours on 15 November after the Commission Electorale Indépendente (CEI) had announced that Joseph Kabila had won the second round of the elections with 58% against his rival Jean-Pierre Bemba's 42%...


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