Civil Society Looks to Oust Congo's Kabila
Representatives of the country's civil society have launched a 10-point manifesto in Paris calling for among other things, the activation of article 64 of the constitution which empowers citizens to depose leaders who violate the constitution.
Demonstrations in Kinshasa (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: Opposition Protest to Oust Kabila
Deutsche Welle, 9 August 2017
The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on strike. President Kabila's opponents hope to force him to announce a date for elections. But the government won't budge and… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo - Opposition Elites Won't Save Us
African Arguments, 11 August 2017
Observers hope that prominent opposition figures can provide an alternative to President Kabila. But many Congolese distrust these would-be leaders. Read more »
Southern Africa: SADC Sending Special Envoy to DRC As Zuma Assumes Chairmanship
News24Wire, 21 August 2017
The Southern African Development Community will be sending a former head of state to the Democratic Republic of Congo as a special envoy amidst increasing tensions in that country… Read more »