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Congo-Kinshasa

Vital Kamerhe

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


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Bad fences, bad neighbours

Luanda is said to favour Vital Kamerhe a former ally of Joseph Kabila’s and the Honorary President of the National Assembly founder and leader of the Union pour la nation congolaise who served under the late President Mobutu Sese Seko and Laurent Kabila...


Election express

A problem for Kabila is that the loss of Katumbi who is also popular in relatively prosperous provinces such as Bas-Congo which are also anxious to get their hands on that 40% of tax revenue coincides with the defection to the opposition of Vital Kamerhe the former parliamentary Speaker...


Split the nation

Meanwhile in his other strongholds of North and South Kivu his position is undermined by his falling out with Vital Kamerhe (AC Vol 50 No 7) formerly President of the National Assembly...


Kabila again

46% of the presidential vote in 2006; and former Assembly President Vital Kamerhe...


Vital Kamerhe

Taking his cue from other parties in the region Vital Kamerhe will use his opposition to China’s US$6 billion ore-for-infrastructure contract as a major plank of his campaign...


Kabila's new slim-look cabinet

Kabila had to choose between that risk and displeasing many Kinshasa politicians such as the former President of the National Assembly Vital Kamerhe who disapproves of the government’s joint operation with Rwandan forces in early 2009 against another armed opponent the exiled Rwandan Hutu of the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda...


Kabila and a sad jubilee

Other significant candidates include the veteran oppositionist Etienne Tshisekedi wa Malumba of the Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social; former Assembly President Vital Kamerhe who left office in January 2009 after opposing the joint Congolese-Rwandan operation against the FDLR in Kivu; and Katanga Governor Moïse Katumbi who is popular on his home turf and might make alliances elsewhere...


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