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Vital Kamerhe

Date of Birth: 1961
Place of Birth: Bukavu, South Kivu


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Slippage, not suffrage

The Rassemblement, a large coalition dominated by the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS), Congo's oldest opposition party, and the G-7 alliance, which supports the presidential aspirations of the exiled former Governor of Katanga Moïse Katumbi, published a statement on 7 November identical to those issued by the Union pour la nation congolaise (UNC), led by Vital Kamerhe, and the Mouvement de libération du Congo (MLC) of Jean-Pierre Bemba...


Kabila thriving on chaos

DisappointmentThe formation of the new government has been dispiriting for Vital Kamerhe, who finished third behind Kabila and Tshisekedi in the 2011 presidential election, and his Union pour la nation congolaise...


Kabila's co-opted cabinet

A big loser is former Information Minister Vital Kamerhe Lwa Kanyiginyi Nkingi, a heavyweight from South Kivu, who pulled his Union pour la nation congolaise and other opposition allies into the talks but was eventually rewarded with nothing...


Kabila ducks and dives

Badibanga's promotion came as a shock, since Vital Kamerhe, President of the Union pour la nation congolaise, had led the opposition group in the negotiations which yielded the agreement with the regime and was assumed to be the frontrunner for the premiership...


Kabila slides into a legitimacy crisis

For example, Vital Kamerhe was a confidant of Kabila's who left the President's Parti du peuple pour la reconstruction et la démocratie and finished well behind both him and Tshisekedi in the 2011 presidential election...


A gathering storm

La Dynamique is a separate coalition of opposition parties, of which Vital Kamerhe's Union pour la nation congolaise (UNC) and Jean-Pierre Bemba's Mouvement de libération du Congo (MLC) are the biggest...


Kabila delays, Katumbi hovers

Katumbi has also been talking to Vital Kamerhe, leader of the opposition Union pour la nation congolaise and another erstwhile ally of President Kabila...


Katumbi treads a fine line

'It was the same when UNC [Union pour la nation congolaise] leader Vital Kamerhe seemed to be offering Katumbi his endorsement...


Talking longer term

Other important parties, such as Vital Kamerhe's Union pour la nation congolaise and the Mouvement de libération du Congo of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, whose trial at the International Criminal Court opens in September, as well as many grass-root UDPS members, oppose any coalition with Kabila that extends his tenure...


Poll date set

Vital Kamerhe, leader of the opposition Union pour la nation congolaise, proclaimed the failure of the census bill a victory, but some of his colleagues think this naïve...


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