In 1991, then Congolese President Mobutu Sese Seko made his long-time nemesis Etienne Tshisekedi prime minister, hoping to neutralise opposition to a dictatorship beset by economic and political crises. But Tshisekedi's irascibility meant he ... News24Africa.com, 1 month ago
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Signs that the president wants to remain in office are unsurprising in a country where coups are more common than elections Just over a decade ago, the Democratic Republic of the Congo witnessed a profound moment in the country's history, to vote ...The Guardian, 2 hours ago Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila Counts On Rwanda, Uganda Backing to Retain Power AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago Kabila counts on Rwanda and Uganda backing to retain power (DRC) Asoko Insight, 1 month ago Kabila counts on Rwanda, Uganda backing to retain power Africa Review, 1 month ago
REUTERS (File picture) The Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila. Kinshasa - Police fired tear gas Monday at scores of opposition supporters rallying in Kinshasa to demand that the Democratic Republic of Congo's long-serving ...IOL, 1 week ago Protesters In Congo Demand Kabila's departure Malawi News Network.co.uk, 1 week ago DR Congo police fire tear gas at opposition protesters: AFP Modern Ghana, 1 week ago
YAOUNDÉ, Wednesday Monique Mukuna Mutombo is the lone woman in the race to replace Joseph Kabila as tension mounts in the mineral-rich but politically unstable Democratic Republic of Congo. The poll should be held in November 2016. The ...Daily Nation, 1 month ago The lone woman in the race to replace Kabila Africa Review, 1 month ago Congo-Kinshasa: The Lone Woman in the Race to Replace Kabila Sokolako, 1 month ago
KINSHASA - Tens of thousands of people have protested in Congo, calling for the resignation of President Joseph Kabila once his term ends in December. Opposition leaders fear Kabila may try to extend his rule for a third term. Demonstrators ...Daily News Zimbabwe, 1 month ago Congo-Kinshasa: Massive Rally Demanding Resignation of Kabila AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago Massive rally in Congo demanding resignation of President Joseph Kabila Deutsche Welle, 2 months ago
AFP KINSHASA TENS of thousands of people rallied in Kinshasa on Friday in support of Congolese President Joseph Kabila just two days after his leading opponent returned home to a massive welcome. Political tension is high in the country as the ...Qatar Tribune, 2 months ago Some 40,000 join pro-govt rally as DRCongo poll row mounts GlobalPost, 2 months ago About 40 000 join pro-government rally as DRC poll row mounts News24, 2 months ago DR Congo poll row escalates with pro-Kabila rally Gulf News, 1 month ago
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teran opposition chief Etienne Tshisekedi on Sunday called for elections to be held this year and for President Joseph Kabila to step down as scheduled on December 20. Tensions have been growing in the mineral-rich but troubled state over fears ...Ghana.News24.com, 1 month ago Étienne Tshisekedi, premier opposant congolais L'intelligent.com, 3 weeks ago Congo opposition leader demands polls by end 2016 Gulf Times, 2 months ago Congo opposition chief demands elections by end 2016 Yahoo! News, 2 months ago
Joseph Kabila, 45, is under pressure at home and from increasingly exasperated world powers to step aside. KINSHASA Tens of thousands of Congolese demonstrators chanting anti-government slogans and waving opposition flags rallied in the capital ...Eye Witness News, 1 month ago
analysis By Despite protests intensifying with outbreaks of violence and deaths, President Joseph Kabila has yet to call on his armed forces to maintain order. He might regret it if he did. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is in the midst ...AllAfrica.com, 1 week ago D R Congo in crisis: Can Kabila trust his own army? OneClimate.net, 1 week ago
2 mins ago 0 0 Views Share To say the Democratic Republic of Congo has trouble with transitions of power would be an understatement. The largest country in sub-Saharan Africa — it is four times the size of France — has never had a peaceful ...Sokolako, 1 week ago
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