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Jean-Pierre Bemba

Date of Birth: 4 November 1962


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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...


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...


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