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Consider Mobutu the kleptocrat King of Zaire, he was once tall and strong as you
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Consider Mobutu the kleptocrat King of Zaire, he was once tall...

In 1999, two years after Joseph Mobutu's death, a Belgian filmmaker named Thierry Michel released a documentary about him titled Mobutu, King of Zaire that can be found on the Internet for some idle holiday viewing pleasure. Far from vilifying his ... East African, 1 month ago

Joseph Kabila is a steely, enigmatic leader

1 0 Kinshasa - Propelled to power by the 2001 murder of his father, Congolese President Joseph Kabila has since struggled with the challenge of ruling a vast mineral-rich nation ravaged by incessant conflict. But the deadly violence this week ...
 NewsHub South Africa3 days ago Joseph Kabila: DR Congo's steely, enigmatic leader  Qatar Peninsula4 days ago
Africa Review

Kabila says Congolese people will assess political record

LUBUMBASHI, DR Congo---President Joseph Kabila said Monday he would trust the Congolese people to scrutinise his rule when his current mandate ends in 2016, amid rumours of another term in office despite a constitutional ban. "I trust in the ...
 Qatar Peninsula2 weeks ago DR Congo president calls major meeting in Katanga stronghold  Qatar Peninsula3 weeks ago This Day in History: 2001 Dr Congo President Kabila shot  Macau Daily Times1 week ago
Deutsche Welle

Election protests turn violent in DR Congo

A Congolese electoral law change seen by critics as a bid by President Joseph Kabila to extend his term beyond 2016 ran into foreign objections on Thursday as the nation's Senate prepared to vote on the bill. Diplomats said the envoys of the ...
 Deutsche Welle4 days ago Gunfire in DR Congo as protesters tell Kabila get out  CapitalFM Kenya5 days ago Anti-Kabila Protests Turn...  AllAfrica.com3 days ago Anti-Kabila electoral protests turn violent in DR Congo  MSN Canada4 days ago

Kabila brings rivals into government

KINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila on Monday named a government that includes several opposition members, more than a year after promising to appoint a cabinet of national unity. The new team, which will be headed by ...
 The Gulf Today1 month ago DR Congo's Kabila Brings Opposition into Long-Delayed Govt  Naharnet1 month ago DR Congo`s Kabila brings opposition into long-delayed govt  ZeeNews.com1 month ago
Institute For Security Studies

Fear and Loathing in the DRC [analysis]

It's been the primary topic of political talk in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for at least two years: the question of how President Joseph Kabila will engineer a third mandate for himself. The constitution that he and his party championed ...
 Individual.com7 hours ago Fear and Loathing in the DRC  AllAfrica.com9 hours ago Fear and loathing in the DRC INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES days ago
Mail & Guardian Online

Zambia again looks to shine in special vote, while Kabila's DR Congo is a shambles

ZAMBIAS ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu wasThursday leading in the race to replace the late president Michael Sata, authorities said as voting continued in parts of the country. According to the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ), ballots ...
 Mail & Guardian Online4 days ago

Catholic Church backs DR Congo protests

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The leader of the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday weighed into the turmoil over legislation that would extend President Joseph Kabila's term in office, telling the Congolese authorities to "stop ...
 MENAFN4 days ago DR Congo church backs protests, urges end to 'killing'  ABS-CBN News4 days ago

DRC protesters killed in police crackdown

Shooting has been heard amid a police crackdown on a new student demonstration at Kinshasa's university, AFP news agency says, following two days of bloody violence in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least 42 people have been ...
 Yahoo! Maktoob News4 days ago

Congo's Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Rally Against Possible Election Delays -- Update

By Nicholas Bariyo Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters near the capital on Tuesday, as security was tightened following violent protests over a proposed law that could delay next year's ...
 4 Traders5 days ago Congo''s Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Rally Against Possible Election Delays -- Update  Nasdaq5 days ago
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