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Jean-Pierre Bemba

Date of Birth: 4 November 1962


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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...


Revolution day

One of the four vice-presidents, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has already threatened to suppress the demonstrations using the armed wing of his Mouvement pour le Libération du Congo...


Missing a basic law

Assembly President Olivier Kamitatu of Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement pour la Libération du Congo thinks federalism is a long-term objective...


Peace is pricey

Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba of the Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC) threatened to withdraw from the transition process after the suspension of his close associate, José Endundo, Minister of Public Works and co-owner of Hewa Bora airlines...

When Jean-Pierre Bemba threatened to withdraw from the government, that was the gist of his accusations against Kabila...


Impossible vote

) Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC) still claims that elections are possible, while threatening to pull out of the ruling coalition on 31 January if President Kabila's Parti du Peuple pour la Réconciliation et le Développement (PPRD) does not give it more senior jobs...


Too many troops

President Kabila wants the International Criminal Court to speed up its hearings on crimes perpetrated in Ituri, allegedly by elements of the MLC and the RCD-National; he wants a verdict before the elections because he hopes to discredit his main rival, Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose troops are accused of cannibalism...


Battle for the palace

Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba, leader of the Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC) followed suit a few days later by touring the eastern town of Bukavu...


Caught out

Artisanal mining is centred on the thickly-forested northern Likouala province, which borders Central African Republic, another diamond producer, and Jean-Pierre Bemba's territory in Congo-Kinshasa...


The Kivus jolt Kinshasa, again

They destroyed the offices of Kabila's Parti du Peuple pour la Reconstruction et le Développement (PPRD), of Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC) and of Joseph Olengankhoy's Forces Novatrices de l'Union Sacrée (Fonus), denouncing what they saw as the incompetence of the President and his four vice-presidents...


To plot or not

Other factions, such as Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement pour la Libération du Congo and Vice-President Azarias Ruberwa's Rassemblement Congolais pour la Démocratie, smell a set up by the Kabila clique, designed perhaps to justify a new clampdown on political and military dissidents...


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