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Congo-Kinshasa

Jean-Pierre Bemba

Date of Birth: 4 November 1962


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Explosive results

Instead there will be a run-off between Joseph Kabila (45 per cent) and Jean-Pierre Bemba (20 per cent) on 29 October...


Troubled talks

From the beginning the Ugandan side has stressed it wants to keep the military option open, a point reaffirmed by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni last week, when he said that Congo's President Joseph Kabila and Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba (both awaiting election results) had agreed in principle to take military action against LRA positions in Congo if talks fail...


Two elections, one country

Two figures - President Joseph Kabila and Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba - are dominating Congolese politics after the 30 July elections, which have been hailed as a success by United Nations (UN) and the United States' Carter Center, despite huge organisational problems...


A new political season

Kabila's three vice-presidents, Azarias Ruberwa (RCD), Jean-Pierre Bemba (MLC) and Arthur Z'Ahidi Ngoma (Future Forces) had realised that the UDPS delegation was demanding, in effect, that the present transitional government be replaced - meaning that they could lose their jobs - and they cut the discussions short...


Front-runners and hopefuls

The AMP spokesman is Olivier Kamitatu, former National Assembly chairman and former Secretary General of the Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC) of Kabila's main rival, Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba...

Jean-Pierre Bemba, 44, leader of the ex-rebel and Ugandan-backed MLC, is a businessman born in Bokada (Equateur), a graduate of the Brussels Institut Catholique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (ICHEC) and currently Vice-President in charge of economic affairs...


The vote that nobody wins

On 25 April, the President's guards exchanged shots with Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba's guards; he has 500 in Kinshasa and 1,000 more nearby...


Les jeux sont faits

There are endless Kinshasa rumours that Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba, who leads the Mouvement pour la Libération Congolaise (MLC), is rearming and talking to his old military ally, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni...


Looking into the abyss

Jean-Pierre Bemba and Azarias Ruberwa, formerly his main rivals, are damaged by splits in their own parties after a spate of recent resignations...


Generals, gems and graft

National Assembly Chairman Olivier Kamitatu could also press for tough action but he has just fallen out with the leader of the Mouvement de Libération du Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, and is being wooed (along with 50 other members of parliament) both by Kabila's Parti pour la Reconstruction et la Démocratie and by the Mobutiste parties whose officials the commission's report condemns...


Follow the money

The CEEC's new head is Jean-Pierre Tshimanga, from Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement pour la Libération du Congo (MLC), which has a big political stake in the diamond business...


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