Tension as DR Congo Waits for Naming of Kabila Successor
Party insiders say it's normal to keep such announcements secret until the last minute as it will prevent competitors from challenging the candidacy.
Congo-Kinshasa: Tension as DR Congo Waits for Naming of Kabila Successor
allAfrica, 8 August 2018
Twenty-four hour before the end of the dateline for declaring presidential candidacy, President Joseph Kabila had a closed door meeting with members of his party in Kingakati. Read more »
A voters registration campaign in Kinshasa (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: Impact of the Bemba Acquittal Already Seen in DRC
Bemba Trial Website, 2 August 2018
The return of Jean-Pierre Bemba to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday has once again generated attention on the militia leader-turned-politician. His return is… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 3 August 2018
DRC presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi could be arrested when he re-enters the country. The second opposition figure to return this week to try and unseat President Joseph Kabila… Read more »
Two months after being acquitted by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court , Jean-Pierre Bemba has arrived home where he plans to run for president December. ... Read more »