DR Congo Rejects Thabo Mbeki As Special Envoy
The government says it would not be accrediting any further special envoys as previous appointees did not serve the country's interests.
Daily Maverick, 21 August 2018
DRC government spokesman says special envoys to his country act like "proconsuls". Read more »
Left: DRC President Joseph Kabila. Right: Former South African president Thabo Mbeki.
Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila Shows His Hand in Electoral Poker
ICG, 16 August 2018
As election preparations in the Democratic Republic of Congo proceed, President Joseph Kabila has announced he will not run for re-election. He may hope this important move will… Read more »
This is Africa, 13 August 2018
Emmanuel Shadary is President Joseph Kabila's preferred presidential candidate meaning that Kabila could remain in power if not in office. Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Wins the Battle for Stability, but Not Yet the War
ISS, 15 August 2018
Successful conflict management is hard to find anywhere these days - and often least so in Central Africa. It is all the more important then to look at recent developments in the… Read more »