Joseph Kabila

Opposition leaders release joint statement, urge Kabila to respect rules.

Opposition leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo issued a joint statement on Wednesday urging President Joseph Kabila’s government to respect the rules for a long-delayed presidential election or risk “chaos” in a country mired by poverty and political rivalries. The appeal was made in Brussels by presidential candidates Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe, along […]

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DR Congo President makes public appearance, meets Ramaphosa.

President of the democratic republic of congo joseph kabila has approach the public for the first time since his party announced that he will no longer be standing in upcoming polls. Kabila met with South Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa today , two days after his resignation. president Ramaphosa went for a visit in DRC. FOLLOW […]

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DR Congo: Katumbi words on return breeds protests in Lubumbashi.

Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday battled supporters of leading opposition presidential candidate Moïse Katumbi in the south-eastern city of Lubumbashi. The forces were deployed in a bid to halt several simultaneous protests by Katumbi’s supporters from different parts of the city – which is his stronghold and also capital of the […]

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DR Congo: The turn of tides for 2 presidential aspirants.

As the August 8 deadline for receiving applications for the presidency in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) looms, the fortunes of leading opposition figures Jean Pierre Bemba and Moise Katumbi, have taken different paths. While former president Bemba successfully filed his papers at the electoral commission offices in the capital Kinshasa, on Thursday, Katumbi […]

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