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Congo-Kinshasa

Vital Kamerhe

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


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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...


Evariste Boshab

The party pressured the former Speaker, Vital Kamerhe, to step down after he had questioned Kabila’s decision to allow Rwandan troops into eastern Congo to conduct joint operations against Hutu-backed militias...


A credit-crunch presidency

Two weeks after Evariste Boshab, a close ally of President Joseph Kabila, was elected Speaker of the National Assembly and the independent-minded Vital Kamerhe had been forced from the Speaker's post, minority politicians are complaining about a return to a 'single-party' behaviour reminiscent of Presidents Mobutu Sese Seko and Laurent Kabila...


Speak easy

A month after Vital Kamerhe was forced out of office, a weakened National Assembly has followed President Joseph Kabila's instructions and voted in a new Speaker, Evariste Boshab (AC Vol 50 No 7)...


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