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Africa Live: Netflix reveals first African original series - BBC News 10 Dec 2018, 1:07 pm

Africa Live: Netflix reveals first African original series  BBC News

Spy thriller Queen Sono will star South African actor Pearl Thusi - and more stories.

Belgium colonial museum reopens amid DRC's demand for return of artifacts - Euronews English 9 Dec 2018, 8:22 pm

Belgium colonial museum reopens amid DRC's demand for return of artifacts  Euronews English

The Africa Museum's reopening in Belgium after a ten year "decolonisation" project led to calls from the Democratic Republic of Congo for its artifacts to be given ...

Kinshasa rejects US 'terrorist threat' warning - EWN 27 Nov 2018, 9:49 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.

Three pro-Kabila activists beheaded in DRC - nation.co.ke 21 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Three pro-Kabila activists beheaded in DRC  nation.co.ke

The members of People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy had been campaigning Kasai.

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 ...

Congo's controversial voting machines start arriving - EWN 21 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Congo's controversial voting machines start arriving  EWN

President Joseph Kabila is due to step down after 17 years in power after a long-delayed vote scheduled for 23 December to choose his successor. Democratic ...

Kabila closes the door to outside electoral support - Daily Maverick 15 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila closes the door to outside electoral support  Daily Maverick

If SADC wants to stabilise DRC, bold action that goes beyond the boundaries of sovereignty is needed. By Stephanie Wolters.

Kabila, Eac Presidents Expected At Drc Kampala Summit - New Vision 5 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila, Eac Presidents Expected At Drc Kampala Summit  New Vision

PIC: President Kabila attends a ceremony where he would burn one ton of ivory and pangolin scales on September 30, 2018 in Kinshasa to highlight the ...

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.

Congo's Kabila tells UN to withdraw troops - RFI English 27 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Congo's Kabila tells UN to withdraw troops  RFI English

Congolese President Joseph Kabila has called on UN peacekeepers to leave his country, lambasting two decades of inaction. Speaking at the UN General ...

At UN, Joseph Kabila vows 'peaceful & credible' DRC vote - EWN 26 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

At UN, Joseph Kabila vows 'peaceful & credible' DRC vote  EWN

In power for two decades, the Congolese president this year bowed to international pressure and agreed to step aside.

Kabila Candidate Faces Challenges in DRC Election - VOA News 19 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila Candidate Faces Challenges in DRC Election  VOA News

Joseph Kabila's preferred successor as president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will face a credible election challenge in December from two ...

How Kabila and the mining giants went from best friends to adversaries - African Arguments 11 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

How Kabila and the mining giants went from best friends to adversaries  African Arguments

For much of this year, two of the most powerful forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been engaged in a tense standoff. President Joseph ...

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.

DR Congo's Joseph Kabila in emotional farewell Democratic Republic of Congo - The Southern Times 29 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

DR Congo's Joseph Kabila in emotional farewell Democratic Republic of Congo  The Southern Times

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Windhoek, Namibia. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila last Friday delivered an emotional ...

Jean-Pierre Bemba 'cannot run for DRC president' - BBC News 25 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Jean-Pierre Bemba 'cannot run for DRC president'  BBC News

Jean-Pierre Bemba is deemed ineligible to stand just months after being released from prison.

Outside help not wanted, says DR Congo as key elections loom - EWN 24 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Outside help not wanted, says DR Congo as key elections loom  EWN

Organising elections among some 40 million voters in a troubled, impoverished state nearly five times the size of France is a huge challenge.

Kabila rejects appointment of Thabo Mbeki as special envoy to DRC - EWN 21 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila rejects appointment of Thabo Mbeki as special envoy to DRC  EWN

President Joseph Kabila has closed that door having had a bad experience with other special envoys deployed to his country.

Kabila's government rejects Thabo Mbeki as special en... - Daily Maverick 21 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila's government rejects Thabo Mbeki as special en...  Daily Maverick

DRC government spokesman says special envoys to his country act like “proconsuls”.

Why Kabila's Retirement Announcement Offers Little Grounds for Optimism - Foreign Affairs 17 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Why Kabila's Retirement Announcement Offers Little Grounds for Optimism  Foreign Affairs

On August 8, 2018, Lambert Mende, the Democratic Republic of the Congo's combative minister of communication and media, stepped up to the microphone at ...

Kabila slams foreign 'blackmail' ahead of DRC vote - News24 17 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila slams foreign 'blackmail' ahead of DRC vote  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, who last week ended speculation by signalling he would not seek re-election has warned outsiders ...

If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too - Mail & Guardian 15 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too  Mail & Guardian

There is no doubt that the the DRC's December 23 election will be a close contest. But Joseph Kabila and his placeholder have one major advantage over their ...

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 ...

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

The decision lifted hopes for a peaceful transition of power, which would be the first in the troubled country's modern history.

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.

US ready to impose fresh sanctions on Democratic Republic of Congo - Financial Times 5 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

US ready to impose fresh sanctions on Democratic Republic of Congo  Financial Times

The Trump administration is ready to impose further sanctions against the regime of Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila to dissuade him ...

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

The coming weeks may prove to be the best chance to set Congo's democracy on a better path.

Joseph Kabila’s half-brother calls for his ousting - Daily Nation 29 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Joseph Kabila’s half-brother calls for his ousting  Daily Nation

A half-brother of President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has joined the crusade to remove him from office, accusing him of staying ...

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 ...

Opposition tells Kabila to quit ahead of December poll - The East African 23 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Opposition tells Kabila to quit ahead of December poll  The East African

Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday called on President Joseph Kabila to step down ahead of elections in December but ...

Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future - EWN 20 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future  EWN

Joseph 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 ...

President Kabila is sending signals that he is not willing to relinquish power - News24 13 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

President Kabila is sending signals that he is not willing to relinquish power  News24

For nearly two years now, the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo have waited with bated breath to elect a new leader after President Joseph Kabila ...

Why DR Congo’s Kabila is only too willing to trade his exit in exchange for immunity - The East African 10 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Why DR Congo’s Kabila is only too willing to trade his exit in exchange for immunity  The East African

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila now wants to trade his exit with constitutional clemency as civil society groups raise the alarm over the ...

Congo's Kabila Delays UN Chief's Visit, Refuses to See US Envoy Haley - VOA News 9 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Congo's Kabila Delays UN Chief's Visit, Refuses to See US Envoy Haley  VOA News

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 ...

DRC faces upsurge of violence unless a deal is done with Kabila - News24 9 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

DRC faces upsurge of violence unless a deal is done with Kabila  News24

Amid a *fresh* wave of civil unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the international community must question its confidence in President Joseph ...

Joseph kabila - Eyewitness News 5 Jul 2018, 10:58 am

Joseph kabila  Eyewitness News

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.

[OPINION] DRC faces upsurge of violence unless a deal is done with Kabila - EWN 5 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

[OPINION] DRC faces upsurge of violence unless a deal is done with Kabila  EWN

This article first appeared on The Conversation. Amid a *fresh* wave of civil unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the international community must ...

DRC pro-Kabila group launches electoral platform - News24 2 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

DRC pro-Kabila group launches electoral platform  News24

Campaigners supporting Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, whom critics accuse of seeking an illegal third term in office have launched ...

DRC MPs attack Kabila ahead of trial of opposition chief - News24 26 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

DRC MPs attack Kabila ahead of trial of opposition chief  News24

Dozens of legislators in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have attacked President Joseph Kabila over the trial, opening on Wednesday, of opposition ...

DRC set for turmoil as Jean-Pierre Bemba expected home within weeks - The Guardian 23 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

DRC set for turmoil as Jean-Pierre Bemba expected home within weeks  The Guardian

Acquitted Congolese opposition leader to attend meeting to select candidate to run against Joseph Kabila. Jason Burke Africa correspondent. Sat 23 Jun 2018 ...

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’s Kabila chases an unconstitutional, unpopular re-election - The Economist 14 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Congo’s Kabila chases an unconstitutional, unpopular re-election  The Economist

LAST month residents of Binza Delvaux, a neighbourhood of Kinshasa, the lively capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, awoke to discover a huge poster ...

DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM - News24 13 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM  News24

The prime minister of the DRC has said that President Joseph Kabila will not seek a third mandate in the country's delayed elections because of constitutional ...

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 ...

DR Congo prime minister rules out Kabila in December polls - africanews 12 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

DR Congo prime minister rules out Kabila in December polls  africanews

The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bruno Tshibala has stressed that President Joseph Kabila is not planning to seek another term in the ...

Jean-Pierre Bemba, former Congolese warlord and Kabila foe - News24 10 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Jean-Pierre Bemba, former Congolese warlord and Kabila foe  News24

Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose landmark conviction for war crimes was overturned on Friday by the International Criminal Court, is a former warlord and adversary ...

DRC's Kabila accused of 'scheming' to stay in power - eNCA 8 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

DRC's Kabila accused of 'scheming' to stay in power  eNCA

Democratic Republic of Congo's Union for Democracy and Social Progress party has accused Joseph Kabila of seeking an "illegal" third term in office.

'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 ...

Glencore's bigger DRC risk may be Joseph Kabila, not his new laws - Mining MX 4 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Glencore's bigger DRC risk may be Joseph Kabila, not his new laws  Mining MX

GLENCORE has under-performed most of its peer group this year, partly on concerns about developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where ...

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

KINSHASA (Reuters) - From the sprawling capital Kinshasa to villages deep in the equatorial forests, Congo's ruling PPRD is in full-on election campaign mode ...

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: DRC tense as Joseph Kabil... - Daily Maverick 28 May 2018, 7:00 am

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: DRC tense as Joseph Kabil...  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?

Posters naming DRC's Kabila as candidate appear in capital - Daily Nation 24 May 2018, 7:00 am

Posters naming DRC's Kabila as candidate appear in capital  Daily Nation

Posters seen in Kinshasa an attempt to prepare opinion for Kabila to seek a third term, activist says.

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 ...

DRC opposition calls for meeting with SADC on Joseph Kabila - EWN 29 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

DRC opposition calls for meeting with SADC on Joseph Kabila  EWN

Opposition leaders from the DRC want to meet with SADC because of fears that president joseph Kabila will postpone December's elections once again.

Congo Presidential Hopeful Rejects Any Deal With Kabila - VOA News 24 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Congo Presidential Hopeful Rejects Any Deal With Kabila  VOA News

Congolese opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi rejected suggestions that he might make a deal with President Joseph Kabila, at a rally which passed off ...

Southern Africa Group to Meet About DRC Stability - VOA News 23 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Southern Africa Group to Meet About DRC Stability  VOA News

When the Southern Africa Development Conference meets Tuesday to discuss the Democratic Republic of Congo's efforts to hold elections and stabilize the ...

DRC is still in crisis but there is a way out - News24 12 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

DRC is still in crisis but there is a way out  News24

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been in turmoil since President Kabila refused to relinquish power at the end of his term. But there is hope of ending the ...

The President of Mineral-Rich Congo Searches for a Successor - STRATFOR 9 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

The President of Mineral-Rich Congo Searches for a Successor  STRATFOR

After 17 years in charge, the Congolese president is thinking of finally calling it quits. But before he can, he needs a "Goldilocks" candidate -- not too strong, not ...

Despite Millions of Displaced People, Congo Rejects U.N. Aid Effort - The New York Times 7 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

Despite Millions of Displaced People, Congo Rejects U.N. Aid Effort  The New York Times

The Democratic Republic of Congo is boycotting a donor conference that aims to raise $1.7 billion for millions of Congolese people affected by conflict.

The DRC's Joseph Kabila unveils his latest ruse - Open Democracy 31 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

The DRC's Joseph Kabila unveils his latest ruse  Open Democracy

To avoid another “World War” in Africa, the international community must negotiate with Kabila his own peaceful resignation – before he goes beyond the point ...

8 in 10 Congolese Disapprove of President Kabila, Poll Shows - VOA News 30 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

8 in 10 Congolese Disapprove of President Kabila, Poll Shows  VOA News

Eight in 10 Congolese have an unfavorable opinion of President Joseph Kabila — but nearly seven in 10 don't think the December vote to replace him will be ...

Year of anti-Kabila protests in DRC leaves 47 dead: UN - News24 20 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Year of anti-Kabila protests in DRC leaves 47 dead: UN  News24

A government crackdown on demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila in Democratic Republic of Congo has led to the killing of 47 people in just over a ...

Tshibala: Kabila will not seek re-election in DR Congo - BBC News 14 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Tshibala: Kabila will not seek re-election in DR Congo  BBC News

The prime minister of the DR Congio says President Kabila will not seek re-election in December.

Joseph Kabila opponents meet in SA to build coalition ahead of polls - News24 12 Mar 2018, 7:00 am

Joseph Kabila opponents meet in SA to build coalition ahead of polls  News24

DRC's top opposition leader and other figures opposed to longtime President Joseph Kabila are meeting meet in South Africa to build a coalition ahead of ...

Congolese state security. A posh Georgetown hotel. Then shocking violence in broad daylight. - The Washington Post 9 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

Congolese state security. A posh Georgetown hotel. Then shocking violence in broad daylight.  The Washington Post

A 2014 attack and its aftermath shows the uneasy balance between U.S. rights and diplomatic immunity for foreign nationals.

DRC will replace Kabila in December: prime minister - eNCA 8 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

DRC will replace Kabila in December: prime minister  eNCA

Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila addresses the nation at Palais du Peuple in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo April 5, 2017.

Kabila defies calls for election clarity as Congo conflict escalates - Financial Times 5 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

Kabila defies calls for election clarity as Congo conflict escalates  Financial Times

President under mounting pressure to deliver credible poll and leave office.

Botswana Urges Congo’s Kabila to Step Down - VOA News 27 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Botswana Urges Congo’s Kabila to Step Down  VOA News

The southern African nation of Botswana has taken the unusual step of directly criticizing Congolese President Joseph Kabila, saying his refusal to hold long ...

Botswana tells DR Congo's Kabila to step down - africanews 26 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Botswana tells DR Congo's Kabila to step down  africanews

Botswana has urged the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, to step down.

Zambia threatens relations with Congo over Kabila - Citizen 19 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Zambia threatens relations with Congo over Kabila  Citizen

Lungu issued his warning at State House during Kabila's two-day visit to Zambia and in defiance of many Congolese, regional and international actors, angry at ...

Congo’s war was bloody. It may be about to start again - The Economist 15 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Congo’s war was bloody. It may be about to start again  The Economist

WHEN change comes to Congo, it can come fast. The previous president, Laurent Kabila, lost power when a bodyguard shot him in 2001. The president before ...

DR Congo President Kabila's motorcade in deadly crash - BBC News 14 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

DR Congo President Kabila's motorcade in deadly crash  BBC News

Joseph Kabila, the Democratic Republic of Congo's leader, was returning to the capital, Kinshasa.

On UN Deaths, Haley Asks Congo's Kabila: What Happened to My List? - VOA News 12 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

On UN Deaths, Haley Asks Congo's Kabila: What Happened to My List?  VOA News

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday asked the Congolese foreign minister to deliver a message to President Joseph Kabila about the ...

DRC crisis: aide says Kabila not standing in elections - The Guardian 7 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

DRC crisis: aide says Kabila not standing in elections  The Guardian

Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose refusal to step down at the end of his mandate in 2016 resulted in ongoing, bloody ...

DR Congo election: Joseph Kabila will not seek third term says communications minister - Quartz 6 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

DR Congo election: Joseph Kabila will not seek third term says communications minister  Quartz

*Updated (to include backtracking by communications minister). For a moment it seemed like president Joseph Kabila was finally going to let go of power in the ...

Kabila ready to handover power, set to name successor in July - africanews 5 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Kabila ready to handover power, set to name successor in July  africanews

Congo has not experienced a peaceful transition of power since independence in 1960. Dozens have been killed in anti-Kabila demonstrations in the capital, ...

DRC: Kabila Will Name Successor Candidate by July - VOA News 1 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

DRC: Kabila Will Name Successor Candidate by July  VOA News

A spokesman for the Democratic Republic of Congo says President Joseph Kabila intends to respect the constitution and relinquish power after elections ...

Kabila says Congo election a choice between stability and ‘jump into the void’ - FRANCE 24 English 26 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Kabila says Congo election a choice between stability and ‘jump into the void’  FRANCE 24 English

The president of the Democractic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, on Friday stood by the timetable for delayed elections despite demands that he step down ...

Congo steps up deadly crackdown as church joins anti-Kabila protests - The Guardian 23 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Congo steps up deadly crackdown as church joins anti-Kabila protests  The Guardian

Hundreds of people have been arrested in a wide-ranging crackdown in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after *fresh* protests against the continued rule of ...

DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests - Al Jazeera English 21 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests  Al Jazeera English

At least five people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the UN, as authorities cracked down on banned protests against ...

UN: Congo Armed Groups Uniting Against President Kabila - VOA News 17 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

UN: Congo Armed Groups Uniting Against President Kabila  VOA News

Militias in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila, a senior U.N. official there told a news conference in ...

Joseph Kabila has ruled DRC for another unconstitutional year - The Economist 4 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Joseph Kabila has ruled DRC for another unconstitutional year  The Economist

ON THE streets of Kinshasa, the raucous, ramshackle capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), it is now difficult for foreigners to walk through markets ...

Will DRC President Joseph Kabila step down? | Politics - Aljazeera.com 1 Jan 2018, 8:00 am

Will DRC President Joseph Kabila step down? | Politics  Aljazeera.com

There have been angry protests in Congo, calling for President Joseph Kabila's resignation, but will he step down?

Kabila residence burned down in DRC, 1 police officer killed - News24 25 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Kabila residence burned down in DRC, 1 police officer killed  News24

A residence of President Joseph Kabila has been burned down in a suspected militia attack that killed a police officer in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

Joseph Kabila must be stopped – to save Congo’s children from starvation - The Guardian 19 Dec 2017, 8:00 am

Joseph Kabila must be stopped – to save Congo’s children from starvation  The Guardian

You don't need to be a DRC expert to work out the reason for the Kasai region's crisis. Yet despite the evidence against the president, the UN has failed to act.

Kabila at UN pledges DRC elections but still no date - News24 23 Sep 2017, 7:00 am

Kabila at UN pledges DRC elections but still no date  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has told the United Nations that his country is moving towards holding elections but vowed to resist ...

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 ...

DR Congo President Kabila warns against foreign meddling - BBC News 5 Apr 2017, 7:00 am

DR Congo President Kabila warns against foreign meddling  BBC News

The Democratic Republic of Congo will not tolerate any foreign interference in the country's electoral process, President Joseph Kabila has said. He told MPs in ...

Congo’s Kabila and the Dictator’s Dilemma - The New York Times 4 Apr 2017, 7:00 am

Congo’s Kabila and the Dictator’s Dilemma  The New York Times

President Joseph Kabila's reluctance to step down has led to fears that Congo, where five million died in recent wars, may see renewed violence.

Pact Would Force Out Joseph Kabila From Congo. If, of Course, He Agrees. - New York Times 3 Jan 2017, 8:00 am

Pact Would Force Out Joseph Kabila From Congo. If, of Course, He Agrees.  New York Times

In an agreement announced by a group of bishops, the president would step down and elections would be held. But Mr. Kabila has not yet agreed to the deal.

As President Joseph Kabila Digs In, Tensions Rise in Congo - The New York Times 17 Dec 2016, 8:00 am

As President Joseph Kabila Digs In, Tensions Rise in Congo  The New York Times

Officials and others say Mr. Kabila, days away from his scheduled exit, has looted millions of dollars in public assets, with potential repercussions that could ...

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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