After nearly four months of being sworn in, and still without a Cabinet president Tshisekedi named a Kabila ally, Prof Sylvestre Ilunkamba Ilunga, as prime minister. Effectively, Joseph Kabila is still in charge. The country has therefore moved from the rule of Kabila the Father, to Kabila the Son, and now to Kabila the "Holy" Spirit, writes Charles Onyango-Obbo for The East African.
Kabila the Son, the Father, and Now the Holy Ghost
East African, 3 June 2019
The Great Kabila Political Drama in the Democratic Republic of Congo has just taken a new twist, as we journos love to say. Read more »
Joseph Kabila and Félix Antoine Tshisekedi.
Armed Groups in Eastern DR Congo Threaten Efforts to Build Peace
ISS, 3 June 2019
Veteran Algerian diplomat Said Djinnit recently stepped down as United Nations Special Envoy to the Great Lakes (UNSEGL). PSC Report asked him about the situation in the region and… Read more »
Congo - a Dream Deferred, Yet Again, Though the World Won't Admit It Yet
East African, 31 May 2019
Newly elected Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has finally appointed a prime minister-Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba. Read more »
After a four-month wait, Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba has been named as Democratic Republic of Congo's prime minister. Former president Joseph Kabila's political party People for ... Read more »
While DR Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi reaches his first 100 days in office, the country is impatiently waiting for him to fulfill the many promises he made at his ... Read more »
With no majority in the legislature in a semi-presidential system of government, the leader's powers appear curbed. Some people have even gone as far as describing Tshisekedi as a ... Read more »
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