Joseph Kabila

Doubts trail Kabila’s ‘ready to step down’ declaration

President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila has agreed to step down when elections are held later this year. This is according to the information minister Lambert Mende in an interview with the Voice of America channel. According to the minister, Kabila will, however, name a successor in July this year. He […]

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U.S SANCTIONS D R C GENERAL, REBELS OVER PROTEST CRACKDOWN.

The United States issued sanctions on Monday targeting four military and militia leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo for engaging in “destabilizing activity” that has prolonged the conflict in that country, the U.S. Treasury Department said. Those sanctioned included Muhindo Akili Mundos, a general in the armed forces accused of a brutal crackdown on […]

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KABILA READY TO HANDOVER POWER.

President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila will not contest in elections when they are next held, the information minister Lambert Mende has told theVoice of America channel. According to him, Kabila intends to respect the consitution of the country and to hand over power after the December 2018 elections. The Minister […]

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UN – 800,000 children displaced in Congo conflict

UN says no fewer 800,000 children fled violence in the eastern Congo, where many face being sexually abused or recruited as child soldiers. UNICEF said on Thursday that the Congo was one of the largest displacement crises for children in the world. The agency noted that more than 800,000 children have been displaced in the […]

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