DR Congo Inauguration Meets World Disapproval

The inauguration of President Joseph Kabila was attended by only one president, and the United States has raised doubts over the legitimacy of his re-election.

Blog Entries

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   End Arrests and Intimidation, Amnesty Warns

    CISA, 20 December 2011

    Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo must halt a series of politically motivated arrests, including arbitrary and unlawful arrests following disputed elections, Amnesty… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   President in DRC

    The Herald, 19 December 2011

    PRESIDENT Mugabe arrived last night in Kinshasa, for a two-day State visit to attend the inauguration of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila today. Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Tensions Rise Ahead of Inauguration

    RNW Africa, 19 December 2011

    Tensions rose in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, a day after the country's opposition leader again called himself president despite losing in last month's troubled… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Court Declares Kabila Elected

    RFI, 17 December 2011

    The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Supreme Court has upheld the reelection of Joseph Kabila as president in a surprise announcement made Friday apparently aiming to head off… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Security Forces Arrest Dozens After Polls, Says Rights Group

    AI London, 19 December 2011

    Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo must halt a series of politically motivated arrests, including arbitrary and unlawful arrests following disputed elections, Amnesty… Read more »

Blog Entries

  • Statement on Congolese elections

    Blog: Congo Siasa, Tue 20 Dec, 08:41 am 2011

    Below is a statement released by a group of concerned individuals and organizations this morning, ahead of President Kabila's ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Ivory Coast Redux?

    Blog: Africa in Transition, Mon 19 Dec, 06:08 pm 2011

    There are certain superficial similarities between the aftermath of the November 2010 disputed elections in Ivory Coast and those just concluded in ... read more »

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