Joseph Kabila

DR Congo opposition leader ends a decade stay in prison.

Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba returned home on Wednesday after a decade in prison in The Hague for a presidential run expected to pose a stiff challenge to President Joseph Kabila or his successor in December’s election. Bemba, whose war crimes convictions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) were quashed on appeal in May, touched […]

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Opposition leader Bemba expected ahead of DR Congo presidential elections.

Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose war crimes convictions were quashed last month, is expected to return to Congo next month for a party congress to select a candidate for December’s presidential vote, a party spokesman said on Friday. Bemba, a former rebel leader and vice president, left Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2007 […]

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Angolan President in political talks with President Joseph Kabila

Angola’s president, Joao Lourenco has said his government is ‘talking regularly’ with the Congolese president, Joseph Kabila as it monitors the political situation in the restive country. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK Lourenco, said the talks with Kabila are advisory in nature and that its up to the Congolese president to ‘follow the advice or not’. […]

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Rwandan president considers crisis affected region in transition process.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame says the political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) affects all of its neighbours directly or indirectly hence, neighbours can have a say in what happens there. He said with as many as nine neighbours bordering the country, its problems were as good as a regional problem. He added […]

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