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DRCongo election official denies US corruption claim - Journalducameroun.com - English 23 Mar 2019, 10:41 pm

DRCongo election official denies US corruption claim  Journalducameroun.com - English

Published on 23.03.2019 at 23h54 by AFP. Share. The head of DR Congo's electoral commission on Saturday denied US allegations that he was involved in the ...

DR Congo’s newly elected president Felix Tshisekedi visits Museveni at Entebbe - Daily Monitor 23 Mar 2019, 11:11 am

DR Congo’s newly elected president Felix Tshisekedi visits Museveni at Entebbe  Daily Monitor

President Museveni Friday evening held bilateral talks with the newly elected Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) president, Mr Felix Tshisekedi at State ...

Is It Spring Again? - Slate 22 Mar 2019, 8:59 pm

Is It Spring Again?  Slate

There is something going on across Africa. While the world's media has been focused on the U.S.–North Korea nuclear talks or the tumult in Venezuela, two of ...

US imposes sanctions on Congo election officials - Financial Times 22 Mar 2019, 3:20 pm

US imposes sanctions on Congo election officials  Financial Times

The US has imposed financial sanctions on three members of the Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission, citing allegations of corruption linked to ...

DR Congo: Investigate Ex-Intelligence Officials - Human Rights Watch 22 Mar 2019, 4:00 am

DR Congo: Investigate Ex-Intelligence Officials  Human Rights Watch

Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should investigate two recently dismissed intelligence officials for serious human rights violations. In March 2019 ...

Congo suspends seating of new senators following disputed election - Reuters 18 Mar 2019, 4:42 pm

Congo suspends seating of new senators following disputed election  Reuters

President Felix Tshisekedi's Congo government on Monday blocked newly-elected senators from taking office after a disputed vote that gave allies of his ...

Woes Mount for Tshisekedi as Kabila Tightens Grip On Power - The African Exponent 18 Mar 2019, 7:17 am

Woes Mount for Tshisekedi as Kabila Tightens Grip On Power  The African Exponent

The political engineering saga continues, with hope for change in the DRC fading as Joseph Kabila's FCC gains more control over state apparatus. The Senate ...

Congo ex-leader Kabila's coalition wins decisive senate majority - The East African 16 Mar 2019, 9:30 am

Congo ex-leader Kabila's coalition wins decisive senate majority  The East African

Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's coalition won a clear majority in senate elections on Friday, officials said, further undermining ...

DRC President Tshisekedi pardons about 700 political prisoners - Al Jazeera English 14 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

DRC President Tshisekedi pardons about 700 political prisoners  Al Jazeera English

President Felix Tshisekedi has moved to free many opposition figures jailed by his predecessor Joseph Kabila.

Algeria: Will Bouteflika Keep in Mind Joseph Kabila’s Experience? - Sputnik International 14 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Algeria: Will Bouteflika Keep in Mind Joseph Kabila’s Experience?  Sputnik International

On 11 March, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika rescinded his presidential bid to end three weeks of massive protests in the country. At the same time, ...

Just When The DRC Thought It Had Seen The Back of Joseph Kabila, He’s Back! - The African Exponent 11 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Just When The DRC Thought It Had Seen The Back of Joseph Kabila, He’s Back!  The African Exponent

When the whole world focused on the Presidential vote, it seems the real price was the Parliamentary vote. The hope for change in the DRC has been dashed ...

DRC: Felix Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila agree on coalition - DW (English) 8 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

DRC: Felix Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila agree on coalition  DW (English)

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Felix Tshisekedi has agreed to join with ex-President Joseph Kabila to form a coalition government. This comes after ...

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC - Felix Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila Agree On Coalition - AllAfrica.com 8 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC - Felix Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila Agree On Coalition  AllAfrica.com

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Felix Tshisekedi has agreed to join with ex-President Joseph Kabila to form a coalition government. This comes after ...

DR Congo's Felix Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila agree to form coalition - Daily Nation 7 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

DR Congo's Felix Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila agree to form coalition  Daily Nation

DR Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi (right) walks off the podium with outgoing President Joseph Kabila after he was officially handed over the instruments of ...

DR Congo: Tshisekedi pledges to free political prisoners - BBC News 2 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

DR Congo: Tshisekedi pledges to free political prisoners  BBC News

The new president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, says he wants to free all political prisoners within the next 10 days. In a speech he ...

DRC: Prime Minister's profile raises questions - africanews 1 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

DRC: Prime Minister's profile raises questions  africanews

Mutamba also recalled that under the constitution of the third Republic of the DRC, the Prime Minister shares leadership of the executive branch of government ...

DRC president visits Namibia, 'evades' Kabila-era human rights record - africanews 27 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

DRC president visits Namibia, 'evades' Kabila-era human rights record  africanews

President Felix Tshisekedi arrived in Namibia on Tuesday for an official visit. The president held a press briefing with his host, Hage Geingob, addressing a ...

DRC main opposition jabs Kabila, tasks Tshisekedi with Katumbi's return - africanews 27 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

DRC main opposition jabs Kabila, tasks Tshisekedi with Katumbi's return  africanews

Ensemble pour le Changement, known as Ensemble, a political opposition party in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, have spoken about developments ...

DRC elections just a sham - News24 24 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

DRC elections just a sham  News24

Recent meeting between the country's former and newly elected presidents reveals bitter truth to Congolese citizens. Nearly two months after elections were ...

Joseph Kabila Moves To Form Own Government, Tshisekedi Invites Him For Talks. - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News 22 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Joseph Kabila Moves To Form Own Government, Tshisekedi Invites Him For Talks.  ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

Own Correspondent|The former president of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila has made all the leaders of his political coalition pledge their ...

DRC: Is Joseph Kabila about to stage control from behind? [The Morning Call] - africanews 22 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

DRC: Is Joseph Kabila about to stage control from behind? [The Morning Call]  africanews

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the wait for the appointment of a prime minister continues.

Kabila moves to consolidate political coalition - africanews 21 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Kabila moves to consolidate political coalition  africanews

In yet another indication that his political story is not over, Joseph Kabila, the ex-president of Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday made the the ...

Photo: Joseph Kabila, DRC's ex-president who loves to drive himself - africanews 19 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Photo: Joseph Kabila, DRC's ex-president who loves to drive himself  africanews

The most recent incidence of Kabila driving himself is on Saturday, February 17, when he met with his successor, Felix Tshisekedi. Kabila drove himself in an ...

Felix Tshisekedi holds coalition talks with Joseph Kabila - Daily Nation 18 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Felix Tshisekedi holds coalition talks with Joseph Kabila  Daily Nation

The talks would open the way to naming a prime minister to run the country.

DRC's Tshisekedi to work with Kabila, challenges Fayulu on fraud claims - africanews 6 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

DRC's Tshisekedi to work with Kabila, challenges Fayulu on fraud claims  africanews

Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, on Tuesday challenged his political rival Martin Fayulu to present evidence challenging the ...

How Washington Got on Board With Congo’s Rigged Election - Foreign Policy 1 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

How Washington Got on Board With Congo’s Rigged Election  Foreign Policy

When the results of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were announced last month in favor of the candidate Felix Tshisekedi, ...

Joseph Kabila, DRC's only living ex-prez joins African peers: LIST - africanews 31 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Joseph Kabila, DRC's only living ex-prez joins African peers: LIST  africanews

But Kabila drove off after barely twenty-four hours when he handed over executive authority to Tshisekedi. Agreeing to leave means he joined a group of former ...

World looks away as DRC celebrates dubious democratic transition - The Irish Times 30 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

World looks away as DRC celebrates dubious democratic transition  The Irish Times

Kabila out of office after election defeat but suspicions linger of backroom deal to keep him in power.

Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty - Mail and Guardian 30 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty  Mail and Guardian

Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty.

How Joseph Kabila lost then won Congo’s election - Financial Times 29 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

How Joseph Kabila lost then won Congo’s election  Financial Times

Despite first change of leader via polls since independence, ex-president holds many cards.

Kabila to pull strings in Congo parliament after flawed vote - Financial Times 28 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Kabila to pull strings in Congo parliament after flawed vote  Financial Times

FCC will have wide-ranging powers including ability to select next prime minister.

DRC's new leader ushers Kabila out; says no time to waste - News24 26 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

DRC's new leader ushers Kabila out; says no time to waste  News24

Longtime Democratic Republic of Congo leader Joseph Kabila has been ushered out, and his successor has begun by appointing a chief of staff who says there ...

Congo's Kabila, on Eve of Leaving Presidency, Urges Unity - VOA News 23 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Congo's Kabila, on Eve of Leaving Presidency, Urges Unity  VOA News

With less than 24 hours left in his rule, Congo's President Joseph Kabila urged the nation to “massively” support incoming leader Felix Tshisekedi after a ...

How Kabila's election strategy unraveled in Congo - Channel NewsAsia 19 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

How Kabila's election strategy unraveled in Congo  Channel NewsAsia

In Kinshasa's lush Botanical Garden, the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president ...

Congo President Didn’t Run for Re-election, but He’s Still in Control - The New York Times 14 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Congo President Didn’t Run for Re-election, but He’s Still in Control  The New York Times

In the absence of intense international pressure or a public uprising, neither of which seems imminent, the outgoing president may be outgoing in name only.

Pro-Kabila parties win control of DRC national assembly - FRANCE 24 English 12 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Pro-Kabila parties win control of DRC national assembly  FRANCE 24 English

Parties supporting outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila won a majority in long-delayed legislative elections, according to an AFP ...

Kabila accepts loss of party’s candidate in DRC elections, says advisor - EWN 10 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Kabila accepts loss of party’s candidate in DRC elections, says advisor  EWN

The electoral commission declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of last month's presidential poll.

DR Congo election: Felix Tshisekedi wins, to succeed Kabila - Quartz 9 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

DR Congo election: Felix Tshisekedi wins, to succeed Kabila  Quartz

*This story has been updated. The Democratic Republic of Congo has a new incoming president, Felix Tshisekedi , the son of a veteran opposition leader.

Opposition Leader Is Seen by Church as Winning Congo Vote - The New York Times 4 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Opposition Leader Is Seen by Church as Winning Congo Vote  The New York Times

The Catholic Church, widely trusted, has determined that Martin Fayulu is the victor of the disputed presidential election, setting up a confrontation with the ...

DR Congo's outgoing president Kabila says election 'free and fair' - Reuters.com 30 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

DR Congo's outgoing president Kabila says election 'free and fair'  Reuters.com

Joseph Kabila voted in Sunday election and said the election is 'free and fair'. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Joseph Kabila on DRC elections and future: 'The sky is the limit' - Aljazeera.com 29 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Joseph Kabila on DRC elections and future: 'The sky is the limit'  Aljazeera.com

The president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo talks to Al Jazeera about elections, DRC economy and his future.

Kabila Defends Decision to Hold DRC Poll After Delays, Fire - VOA News 28 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Kabila Defends Decision to Hold DRC Poll After Delays, Fire  VOA News

Congolese President Joseph Kabila is defending his country's decision to hold national elections Sunday following a series of delays and a fire that destroyed ...

DRC's Kabila insists vote will go ahead on December 30 - Aljazeera.com 27 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

DRC's Kabila insists vote will go ahead on December 30  Aljazeera.com

In interview with Al Jazeera, Kabila rejects opposition claims that he is delaying polls to extend his stay in office.

DRC: What is Joseph Kabila's legacy after 18 years in power? - Al Jazeera English 25 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

DRC: What is Joseph Kabila's legacy after 18 years in power?  Al Jazeera English

As the country heads to the much-delayed election, questions over the 47-year-old leader's long rule cast a shadow.

Kabila party HQ 'ransacked', one shot dead in DRC vote demo - News24 19 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Kabila party HQ 'ransacked', one shot dead in DRC vote demo  News24

One person has died during a protest against the arrival of the "pro-Kabila" candidate in a city in central DRC, days ahead of elections that will see the country ...

Candidates to succeed Joseph Kabila after DRC’s presidential election - EWN 18 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Candidates to succeed Joseph Kabila after DRC’s presidential election  EWN

The outcome of the long-delayed vote to choose President Joseph Kabila's successor is far from certain.

DRC: the Joseph Kabila years - News24 17 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

DRC: the Joseph Kabila years  News24

Joseph Kabila came to power in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2001, ruling during a period of bloody insurgencies and deadly protests against his ...

He’s Handing Over the Presidency but Not Necessarily His Power - The New York Times 14 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

He’s Handing Over the Presidency but Not Necessarily His Power  The New York Times

Forced out by term limits after 17 years, President Joseph Kabila says he would accept an opposition victory in elections this month. But many expect he'll return ...

Back to Kinshasa: The Fight for Democracy in the DRC - Al Jazeera America 14 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Back to Kinshasa: The Fight for Democracy in the DRC  Al Jazeera America

"The people always win." Thirty-one-year-old Ben is one of the leaders of a civil society movement campaigning for democracy in the Democratic Republic of ...

Can anyone stop Congo’s president from doing a Putin? - The Economist 13 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Can anyone stop Congo’s president from doing a Putin?  The Economist

CONGO HAS many problems, but paying the pensions of ex-presidents has never been one of them. Since independence in 1960 all its leaders have either ...

'Congo Does Not Take Any Orders From Anybody': Interview With President Joseph Kabila - NPR 13 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

'Congo Does Not Take Any Orders From Anybody': Interview With President Joseph Kabila  NPR

Joseph Kabila is barred from seeking a third consecutive term as president of Congo, where elections are scheduled later this month. But he doesn't rule out ...

Video Congo's President Kabila on elections, corruption and his future 11 December 2018 - BBC News 11 Dec 2018, 2:39 pm

Video Congo's President Kabila on elections, corruption and his future 11 December 2018  BBC News

President Joseph Kabila discusses free elections, corruption and his future in a rare BBC interview.

After 17-Year Presidency, Congo's Joseph Kabila To Step Down - NPR 11 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

After 17-Year Presidency, Congo's Joseph Kabila To Step Down  NPR

Joseph Kabila is barred from seeking a third term as president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but says he plans to stay in politics.

African leaders who held on tight to the reins of power - TimesLIVE 10 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

African leaders who held on tight to the reins of power  TimesLIVE

DRC leader Joseph Kabila is still interested in running for president in 2023, after leading the country for 17 years. Kabila is expected to leave office after the ...

Congo’s President Plans to Leave Office, but Not Politics - The Wall Street Journal 10 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Congo’s President Plans to Leave Office, but Not Politics  The Wall Street Journal

Congo's President Joseph Kabila has pledged to cede control after a Dec. 23 election, but now he says he has no plans to retire from public life, raising the ...

Congo’s Kabila, as his 17-year presidency ends, says he may run again in 2023 - The Washington Post 9 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Congo’s Kabila, as his 17-year presidency ends, says he may run again in 2023  The Washington Post

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo may be approaching its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power in nearly 60 years, but Joseph Kabila, who has been president ...

[List] DRC polls: 20 men, 1 woman aiming to replace Kabila - africanews 5 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

[List] DRC polls: 20 men, 1 woman aiming to replace Kabila  africanews

It promises to be a long ballot after the courts finally passed 21 candidates to contest in the race to succeed Kabila. One women and twenty men are set to ...

OP-ED: DRC election: Is Kabila ensuring victory for his man Shadary? - Daily Maverick 4 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

OP-ED: DRC election: Is Kabila ensuring victory for his man Shadary?  Daily Maverick

Is the Democratic Republic of Congo's rejection of foreign financial or logistical assistance to fund its forthcoming election legitimate?

Is Kabila Using Ethnic Violence to Delay Elections? - Foreign Policy 27 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Is Kabila Using Ethnic Violence to Delay Elections?  Foreign Policy

For as long as anyone can recall, Ituri, the mineral-rich province in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has been wracked by inter-communal ...

Kinshasa rejects US 'terrorist threat' warning - EWN 26 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Kinshasa rejects US 'terrorist threat' warning  EWN

The conflict-prone central African country heads to the polls on 23 December to elect a successor to longtime President Joseph Kabila as well as lawmakers.

Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens - The Guardian 25 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens  The Guardian

The opposition in the DRC is fractured and two of its leading figures have been barred from standing.

DR Congo's elections have to beat Kabila, Ebola and conflict - Quartz 23 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

DR Congo's elections have to beat Kabila, Ebola and conflict  Quartz

It's no easy task to hold an election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Just ask the country's electoral commission, which started 2017 by publicly announcing ...

DRC: Kabila's candidate unveils manifesto ahead of Dec. polls - africanews 20 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

DRC: Kabila's candidate unveils manifesto ahead of Dec. polls  africanews

The candidate of the ruling coalition in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary on Monday launched his manifesto ahead of next ...

Pro-Kabila candidate unveils platform for DRC polls - News24 19 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Pro-Kabila candidate unveils platform for DRC polls  News24

President Joseph Kabila's chosen successor has unveiled his platform ahead of a landmark election in the Democratic Republic of Congo next month.

Advantage Kabila in poll race | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian 16 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Advantage Kabila in poll race | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

The DRC opposition failed at the 11th hour to unite behind presidential candidate Martin Fayulu (centre). (Junior Kannah/AFP). Comments. AddThis Sharing ...

Who is Martin Fayulu, the DRC opposition's candidate pick? - Al Jazeera English 11 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Who is Martin Fayulu, the DRC opposition's candidate pick?  Al Jazeera English

The 62-year-old was routinely seen at the front of marches against President Joseph Kabila extending his rule.

Joseph Kabila supporters denounce unfavourable opinion poll - Business Day 1 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Joseph Kabila supporters denounce unfavourable opinion poll  Business Day

Supporters of President Joseph Kabila on Thursday denounced alleged cheating in an opinion poll that placed two opposition leaders well ahead before a ...

DRC presidential hopeful asks EU to lift 'humiliating' sanctions - News24 10 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

DRC presidential hopeful asks EU to lift 'humiliating' sanctions  News24

DRC President Joseph Kabila's designated successor to contest the December 23 presidential election, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, has asked the EU to lift ...

PIC: DRC president Kabila torches ivory stockpile - News24 1 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

PIC: DRC president Kabila torches ivory stockpile  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has set light to an ivory stockpile to highlight the problem of poaching in the central African country.

Kabila calls on UN to get its forces out of his country - EWN 28 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila calls on UN to get its forces out of his country  EWN

However, opposition leader Moïse Katumbi refutes Kibila's insistence that the Kinshasa government can organise and pay for upcoming elections.

Three things DRC's Joseph Kabila told delegates at United Nations - africanews 26 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Three things DRC's Joseph Kabila told delegates at United Nations  africanews

Outgoing president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, reassuring ...

Democratic Republic of the Congo - General Assembly of the United Nations General Debate 25 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Democratic Republic of the Congo  General Assembly of the United Nations General Debate

JOSEPH KABILA KABANGE, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, first providing a snapshot of the security situation in his country over the past ...

Kabila candidate faces divided challenge in Congo presidential poll - Reuters 19 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila candidate faces divided challenge in Congo presidential poll  Reuters

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila's preferred successor will face a credible election challenge in ...

What is at stake for the DRC presidential election? - Brookings Institution 29 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

What is at stake for the DRC presidential election?  Brookings Institution

John Mukum Mbaku discusses the DRC's tumultuous history, Joseph Kabila's decision not to run for re-election, and what may come next for the country.

Waiting for Democracy in Congo - Foreign Affairs 17 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Waiting for Democracy in Congo  Foreign Affairs

Is Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary's presidential candidacy a harbinger for Congo's much-awaited democratic transition or merely a lifeline to a beleaguered ...

Did Kabila Just Bring Democracy to Congo? - Foreign Policy 13 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Did Kabila Just Bring Democracy to Congo?  Foreign Policy

In recent years, one of the chief questions in African politics was whether the Democratic Republic of the Congo's president, Joseph Kabila, would “leave ...

Congolese President Joseph Kabila visits Angola [No Comment] - africanews 10 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Congolese President Joseph Kabila visits Angola [No Comment]  africanews

The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, was recently in Angola where he visited the country's military history museum.

Congo's Joseph Kabila agrees not to seek third term, drawing world praise - The Japan Times 10 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Congo's Joseph Kabila agrees not to seek third term, drawing world praise  The Japan Times

The United States, European Union, African Union and U.N. mission to Congo all commended President Joseph Kabila on Thursday for agreeing not to seek a ...

Q&A: What is DRC President Joseph Kabila's legacy? - Al Jazeera English 9 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Q&A: What is DRC President Joseph Kabila's legacy?  Al Jazeera English

After 17 years in power, President Joseph Kabila is stepping aside - but what sort of a country is he leaving behind?

Joseph Kabila, Congo Strongman, Will Step Down After 17 Years in Power - The New York Times 8 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Joseph Kabila, Congo Strongman, Will Step Down After 17 Years in Power  The New York Times

Joseph Kabila, who took over the Democratic Republic of Congo at age 29 after the assassination of his father in 2001, announced on Wednesday he would not ...

Fears in DRC that President Joseph Kabila will run for third term - Aljazeera.com 5 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Fears in DRC that President Joseph Kabila will run for third term  Aljazeera.com

It remains unclear if Kabila will run for a constitutionally prohibited third term in the Democratic Republic of Congo's two-year delayed elections.

Joseph kabila - Eyewitness News 4 Aug 2018, 10:33 am

Joseph kabila  Eyewitness News

The session opened just four days after Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in as president of the country, replacing Joseph Kabila who had ruled the country since ...

Embattled Congolese president Kabila takes trip to Angola - africanews 2 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Embattled Congolese president Kabila takes trip to Angola  africanews

The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila has embarked on a two day working visit to neighbouring Angola, the presidency of ...

DRC’s Joseph Kabila hosts acolytes in talks for likely successors - Business Day 1 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

DRC’s Joseph Kabila hosts acolytes in talks for likely successors  Business Day

Kinshasa — Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila is meeting members of his ruling coalition to discuss who will be the candidate in ...

For the sake of Congo’s democracy, Kabila must change course - The Washington Post 31 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

For the sake of Congo’s democracy, Kabila must change course  The Washington Post

Cindy McCain works with the McCain Institute for International Leadership. Tom Perriello is the former special envoy to the African Great Lakes for the Obama ...

U.S. warns Congo's Kabila that 'time for posturing is over' - Reuters 26 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

U.S. warns Congo's Kabila that 'time for posturing is over'  Reuters

The United States said on Thursday it regrets that Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has failed to publicly state that he will not run for ...

Congo's Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future - eNCA 20 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Congo's Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future  eNCA

Kabila is barred by the constitution from seeking a third term in the election but has refused publicly to rule out a run.

DRC president Kabila to make address to the nation - News24 19 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

DRC president Kabila to make address to the nation  News24

DRC President Joseph Kabila is expected to make a speech to parliament, less than a week before candidates can begin to register in postponed presidential ...

DRC universities urge Kabila to step aside - News24 16 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

DRC universities urge Kabila to step aside  News24

Several universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed a petition against President Joseph Kabila running for a third term in office later this year.

Congo's Kabila appoints army chief under U.S., EU sanctions for alleged violence - Reuters 15 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Congo's Kabila appoints army chief under U.S., EU sanctions for alleged violence  Reuters

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for the violent repression of ...

Congo's Kabila delays U.N. chief's visit, refuses to see U.S. envoy Haley - Reuters UK 9 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Congo's Kabila delays U.N. chief's visit, refuses to see U.S. envoy Haley  Reuters UK

Congolese President Joseph Kabila has put off a planned visit this week by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and refused to see U.S. Ambassador to the ...

Angola's president says in talks with DR Congo's Kabila about political transition - africanews 15 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Angola's president says in talks with DR Congo's Kabila about political transition  africanews

Angola's president, Joao Lourenco has said his government is 'talking regularly' with the Congolese president, Joseph Kabila as it monitors the political situation ...

Congo Premier Rules Out Kabila Candidacy in Vote for President - Bloomberg 12 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Congo Premier Rules Out Kabila Candidacy in Vote for President  Bloomberg

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila isn't planning to seek another term in an election scheduled for December as his opponents have ...

DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM - Al Jazeera English 12 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM  Al Jazeera English

Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala rules out new election bid by long-time president in December's postponed poll.

'Scheming' Kabila in move to stay on as DRC president - News24 8 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

'Scheming' Kabila in move to stay on as DRC president  News24

DRC President Joseph Kabila, whom critics accuse of seeking an illegal third term in office, has been named as a leading figure in a campaign group for the vast ...

Deadly suspense in the Congo - Axios 31 May 2018, 7:00 am

Deadly suspense in the Congo  Axios

I spoke today with Raymond Tshibanda, special envoy to the U.S. for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, about long-delayed elections now slated for ...

Congo ruling party shows all signs of seeking Kabila third term - Reuters 29 May 2018, 7:00 am

Congo ruling party shows all signs of seeking Kabila third term  Reuters

From the sprawling capital Kinshasa to villages deep in the equatorial forests, Congo's ruling PPRD is in full-on election campaign mode - and President Joseph ...

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: DRC tense as Joseph Kabila keeps everyone guessing - Daily Maverick 28 May 2018, 7:00 am

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: DRC tense as Joseph Kabila keeps everyone guessing  Daily Maverick

Will President Joseph Kabila still pull a rabbit out of the hat to enable him to run for an unconstitutional third term in December?

Court Shakeup Fuels Fears Congo's Leader Plans Another Term - Bloomberg 20 May 2018, 7:00 am

Court Shakeup Fuels Fears Congo's Leader Plans Another Term  Bloomberg

Changes at the Democratic Republic of Congo's Constitutional Court could clear the way for President Joseph Kabila to run for a third term, opposition ...

When Will Kabila Go? Congolese Leader Long Overstays His Welcome - The New York Times 23 Jul 2017, 7:00 am

When Will Kabila Go? Congolese Leader Long Overstays His Welcome  The New York Times

The deeply unpopular president, Joseph Kabila, was supposed to step down in December. But he refused, setting off a political and economic crisis that may ...

Joseph Kabila Bio


President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

June 04, 1971, (47 years old)

Joseph Kabila Kabange

Joseph Kabila
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