New DR Congo Govt to be Announced Soon, UN Told
The UN top official in the country, Leila Zerrougu, told the security council that discussions for a new government are under way between the Common Front for Congo (FCC), which secured the majority of legislative seats at the national and provincial level, and the Coalition for Change, which supported the candidacy of Felix Tshisekedi.
President Félix-A. Tshisekedi
DR Congo has a new president. Yet below the surface of this monumental shift, much has not changed. The former ruling party Front Commun pour le Congo, still maintains its firm ... Read more »
Analyst Elissa Jobson of the International Crisis Group beleives the African Union may be instrumental in helping the new president ease into power. It should seek compromise ... Read more »
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