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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 29 July 2016Congolese authorities seeking to thwart his presidential ambitions. Katumbi, s
African Press Review 29 July 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Congolese authorities seeking to thwart his presidential ambitions. Katumbi, seen as the leading challenger to President Joseph Kabila in elections due later this year, was last month found guilty in absentia of fraud in a real estate deal and... Read more
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International Business Times
Etienne Tshisekedi's opposition eyes 'transitional government' if Kinshasa fails to call elections are expecting presidential elections in November 2016, but a number of signs ap
Etienne Tshisekedi's opposition eyes 'transitional government' if Kinshasa fails to call elections
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
are expecting presidential elections in November 2016, but a number of signs appear to suggest that the current president, Joseph Kabila, is seeking to hold on to power beyond his mandate. Under the current Congolese constitution, presidents can... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC opposition leader Moise Katumbi appeals to UN over safety fears during return, says brother Republic of Congo (DRC), in defiance of a warrant for his arrest. Katumbi is s
DRC opposition leader Moise Katumbi appeals to UN over safety fears during return, says brother
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Republic of Congo (DRC), in defiance of a warrant for his arrest. Katumbi is seen as the leading challenger to President Joseph Kabila in elections due to be held in November 2016, but a recent criminal conviction effectively made him ineligible... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 28 July 2016BusinessDay, as a near-certain delay to presidential elections slated for Novem
African Press Review 28 July 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
BusinessDay, as a near-certain delay to presidential elections slated for November risks triggering violence. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by term limits to step down this year, but opponents accuse him of delaying... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thousands Greet Opposition Leader Etienne Tshisekediopposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo hopes Tshisekedi's return will r
Thousands Greet Opposition Leader Etienne Tshisekedi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo hopes Tshisekedi's return will revitalize efforts to keep President Joseph Kabila from hanging on to power beyond the end of his two terms in December. The DRC constitution bars him from... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Presidential hopeful Etienne Tshisekedi returns to DRCreturn comes amid growing tension in the mineral-rich but unstable central Afri
Presidential hopeful Etienne Tshisekedi returns to DRC
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
return comes amid growing tension in the mineral-rich but unstable central African giant, over fears that President Joseph Kabila will postpone elections due to be held late this year in a bid to extend his rule. Kabila, who has been in... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC government arrests pro-democracy activists over banners demanding respect for constitution are expecting presidential elections in November 2016, but a number of signs ap
DRC government arrests pro-democracy activists over banners demanding respect for constitution
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
are expecting presidential elections in November 2016, but a number of signs appear to suggest that the current president, Joseph Kabila, is seeking to hold on to power beyond his mandate. Under the current Congolese constitution, presidents can... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Congo opposition chief comes home as crisis loomsformer dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. In Democratic Republic of Congo's last presi
Congo opposition chief comes home as crisis looms
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
former dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. In Democratic Republic of Congo's last presidential election in 2011, he ran second to Joseph Kabila but contended he was denied victory by massive fraud. Tshisekedi "has come to take charge of operations, to... Read more
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Reuters
Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi returns to rapturous welcomeelection slated for November risks triggering violence in the chronically unsta
Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi returns to rapturous welcome
Reuters / Posted yesterday
election slated for November risks triggering violence in the chronically unstable central African nation. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by term limits to step down this year, but opponents accuse him of delaying... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi returns to rapturous welcomeelection slated for November risks triggering violence in the chronically unsta
Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi returns to rapturous welcome
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
election slated for November risks triggering violence in the chronically unstable central African nation. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by term limits to step down this year, but opponents accuse him of delaying... Read more
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International Business Times
DR Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi will return to Kinshasa on 30 July, says brother Katumbi is seen as the leading challenger to President Joseph Kabila in electio
DR Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi will return to Kinshasa on 30 July, says brother
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Katumbi is seen as the leading challenger to President Joseph Kabila in elections due to be held in November 2016, but a recent criminal conviction effectively made him ineligible to stand. The football magnate, who is currently in exile in Belgium,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bemba Served His Time, Now Let Him Serve His Peoplefrom 2003 to 2006. During this period, Bemba was one of four transitional vice-
Bemba Served His Time, Now Let Him Serve His People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
from 2003 to 2006. During this period, Bemba was one of four transitional vice-presidents under the transitional president, Joseph Kabila. The first postwar democratic election was held in 2006, with Bemba obtaining the most votes in the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Didier Reynders Welcomes Grace Granting Announcement in DRCand Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the announcement of th
Didier Reynders Welcomes Grace Granting Announcement in DRC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the announcement of the signature of 3 ordinances by president Joseph Kabila Kabange, granting individual and collective pardon in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He is... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Six Lucha activists face 'forcible removal' from prison after rejecting presidential pardon who were pardoned last week by the president of the Democratic Republic of Cong
DRC: Six Lucha activists face 'forcible removal' from prison after rejecting presidential pardon
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
who were pardoned last week by the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) but rejected the pardon. President Joseph Kabila on 22 July signed pardon orders allowing the release of a number of individuals from prison, including six... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Democracy in Africa hobbled by rigginga total breakdown in confidence between the opposition and those in power" said
Democracy in Africa hobbled by rigging
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
a total breakdown in confidence between the opposition and those in power" said Sangare, who sees a similar situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the opposition accuses President Joseph Kabila of preparing to prolong hi... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Despite advances, democracy in Africa hobbled by 'rigging'said Sangare, who sees a similar situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo,
Despite advances, democracy in Africa hobbled by 'rigging'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
said Sangare, who sees a similar situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the opposition accuses President Joseph Kabila of preparing to prolong his mandate. The only way out of the spiral, Cheeseman insisted, is for "leaders to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Koffi Olomide - Controversy Has Always Stalked Singera Congolese musician, who spoke to the Nation by phone from Paris, Mr Olomide h
Koffi Olomide - Controversy Has Always Stalked Singer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
a Congolese musician, who spoke to the Nation by phone from Paris, Mr Olomide has also been targeted by anti-President Joseph Kabila activists opposed to musicians seen as being too cosy with the Kinshasa leadership. In 1998, the musician was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Outrage As Congo Star Olomide Kicks Womanharassment of dancers has prevented him from staging shows in Europe. He also
Outrage As Congo Star Olomide Kicks Woman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
harassment of dancers has prevented him from staging shows in Europe. He also faces threats from radical anti-President Joseph Kabila activists, opposed to perceived pro-government Congolese musicians performing in Europe. During a music tour... Read more
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Salon.com
Congo president issues pardons in bid to calm vote tensionsKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has issued a series of p
Congo president issues pardons in bid to calm vote tensions
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has issued a series of pardons meant to ease tensions around upcoming elections. Those affected include a half-dozen pro-democracy activists recently arrested for insisting that Kabila respect... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tensionKINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo's Joseph Kabila issued a raft of pardons
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tension
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
KINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo's Joseph Kabila issued a raft of pardons on Friday, including to several pro-democracy activists detained after calling for the president to stand down. Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by the... Read more
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Reuters
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tensionCongo President Joseph Kabila delivers his remarks during the opening ceremony
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tension
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Congo President Joseph Kabila delivers his remarks during the opening ceremony of the Paris Agreement signing ceremony on climate change at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 22, 2016. KINSHASA Democratic Republic of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UN demands release of political prisoners in CongoPolitical tensions are high in Congo before a scheduled November presidential e
UN demands release of political prisoners in Congo
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Political tensions are high in Congo before a scheduled November presidential election. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by the constitution to step down this year but the government says logistical and budgetary constraints... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. demands release of political prisoners in Congobe released immediately. Political tensions are high in Congo before a schedul
U.N. demands release of political prisoners in Congo
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
be released immediately. Political tensions are high in Congo before a scheduled November presidential election. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by the constitution to step down this year but the government says logistical... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN demands release of political prisoners in Congobe released immediately. Political tensions are high in Congo before a schedul
UN demands release of political prisoners in Congo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
be released immediately. Political tensions are high in Congo before a scheduled November presidential election. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by the constitution to step down this year but the government says logistical... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF political science students comment on the Congoin the region face presidents staying in office past their constitutionally man
UNF political science students comment on the Congo
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
in the region face presidents staying in office past their constitutionally mandated terms. The Congo’s president, Joseph Kabila, appears to be doing the same. The U.S., with the UN and regional organizations, must press him to allow... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Human Rights Chief to visit DRC, 18 – 21 July 2016at the invitation of the Government. During his visit, High Commissioner Zeid h
UN Human Rights Chief to visit DRC, 18 – 21 July 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
at the invitation of the Government. During his visit, High Commissioner Zeid has requested a meeting with the President Joseph Kabila and will hold discussions with top officials, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo election likely to be delayed - UN mission chiefmission there said on Thursday, something that U.N. experts have warned could t
Congo election likely to be delayed - UN mission chief
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
mission there said on Thursday, something that U.N. experts have warned could trigger violent political unrest. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, is bound by term limits to step down after having won elections in 2006 and 2011, but... Read more
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Salon.com
Congo opposition doubts president will respect constitutionKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s leading opposition party says it is unconvinced
Congo opposition doubts president will respect constitution
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s leading opposition party says it is unconvinced by assurances that President Joseph Kabila will abide by the constitution ahead of a presidential election late this year. Kabila is due to leave office when his second... Read more
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Daily Herald
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill himbut he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsi
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill him
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
but he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsible. Katumbi and other critics of President Joseph Kabila have expressed concern that the election set for November will be delayed so that Kabila will stay in power... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi claims government tried to poison himbut he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsi
Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi claims government tried to poison him
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
but he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsible. Katumbi and other critics of President Joseph Kabila have expressed concern that the election set for November will be delayed so that Kabila will stay in power... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill himbut he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsi
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill him
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 days ago
but he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsible. Katumbi and other critics of President Joseph Kabila have expressed concern that the election set for November will be delayed so that Kabila will stay in power... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill himbut he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsi
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill him
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 days ago
but he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsible. Katumbi and other critics of President Joseph Kabila have expressed concern that the election set for November will be delayed so that Kabila will stay in power... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill himbut he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsi
Congo opposition leader says government tried to kill him
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
but he did not provide details about whom he specifically believes was responsible. Katumbi and other critics of President Joseph Kabila have expressed concern that the election set for November will be delayed so that Kabila will stay in power... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Murder in India Sparks Reprisalsliving conditions are terrible, inflation is through the roof and spending is b
Murder in India Sparks Reprisals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
living conditions are terrible, inflation is through the roof and spending is being cut. It's serious, he added. President Joseph Kabila, who has been in power since 2001, is widely believed to be considering casting aside the constitution to take... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Congolese woman’s murder by Indian husband sparks reprisals in Kinshasaliving conditions are terrible, inflation is through the roof and spending is b
Congolese woman’s murder by Indian husband sparks reprisals in Kinshasa
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
living conditions are terrible, inflation is through the roof and spending is being cut. It’s serious, he added. President Joseph Kabila, who has been in power since 2001, is widely believed to be considering casting aside the constitution to take... Read more
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The Economic Times
Murder in India sparks reprisals in Kinshasaliving conditions are terrible, inflation is through the roof and spending is b
Murder in India sparks reprisals in Kinshasa
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
living conditions are terrible, inflation is through the roof and spending is being cut. It's serious, he added. President Joseph Kabila, who has been in power since 2001, is widely believed to be considering casting aside the constitution to take... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Crisis Puts Long-Term Stability of Nation At Risk, Warns UN Deputy Chiefon democratic space are fuelling polarization and public discontent. And with
Political Crisis Puts Long-Term Stability of Nation At Risk, Warns UN Deputy Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
on democratic space are fuelling polarization and public discontent. And with the political dialogue proposed by President Joseph Kabila facing uncertainty and no agreement on the terms under which the dialogue should be held, and who should... Read more
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New Kerala
Political crisis has put long-term stability of the DR Congo at risk, warns UN deputy chief, urging dialogue - newkerala.com #87344on democratic space are fuelling polarization and public discontent. And with
Political crisis has put long-term stability of the DR Congo at risk, warns UN deputy chief, urging dialogue - newkerala.com #87344
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
on democratic space are fuelling polarization and public discontent. And with the political dialogue proposed by President Joseph Kabila facing uncertainty and no agreement on the terms under which the dialogue should be held, and who should... Read more
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ABC News
UN Official: Congo Likely to Face Violence Without Talksin the country. The opposition has expressed concern that the election set for
UN Official: Congo Likely to Face Violence Without Talks
ABC News / Posted 21 days ago
in the country. The opposition has expressed concern that the election set for November will be delayed so that President Joseph Kabila will stay in power longer. This is the president's second and final term under constitutional limits. Congo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Katumbi Says People Power Will Oust Reluctant Kabilaof Congo has broken his silence and told RFI that he is firmly determined to re
Katumbi Says People Power Will Oust Reluctant Kabila
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
of Congo has broken his silence and told RFI that he is firmly determined to return to his home country to ensure President Joseph Kabila does not cling on to power. The pledge comes despite his sentencing by a Congolese court to a three year jail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Waning Interest in DR CongoDR Congo's Joseph Kabila is still clinging to power even though his country's c
Waning Interest in DR Congo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
DR Congo's Joseph Kabila is still clinging to power even though his country's constitution says he should depart. Despite unrest and repression, Western nations are reluctant to apply pressure on the 45-year-old leader. The United States is at least... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
UN prepares for DRC political violencehas said it is unlikely it will be able to hold elections in November for logis
UN prepares for DRC political violence
New Zimbabwe / Posted 22 days ago
has said it is unlikely it will be able to hold elections in November for logistical reasons but opponents of President Joseph Kabila accuse him of trying to cling to power. The government has denied the claim. Kabila, who has been in power... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
UK prepares for DRC political violencehas said it is unlikely it will be able to hold elections in November for logis
UK prepares for DRC political violence
New Zimbabwe / Posted 22 days ago
has said it is unlikely it will be able to hold elections in November for logistical reasons but opponents of President Joseph Kabila accuse him of trying to cling to power. The government has denied the claim. Kabila, who has been in power... Read more
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DW
Waning interest in DR Congo |The United States is at least trying to bring some pressure to bear on Joseph K
Waning interest in DR Congo |
DW / Posted 22 days ago
The United States is at least trying to bring some pressure to bear on Joseph Kabila's regime. Two weeks ago, it placed Kinshasa police chief Celestin Kanyama on its sanctions black list. US citizens are now no longer permitted to do business deals... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN peacekeepers prepare for Congo political violence Dozens of Joseph Kabila’s critics have been arrested as part of escalating cr
UN peacekeepers prepare for Congo political violence
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
Dozens of Joseph Kabila’s critics have been arrested as part of escalating crackdown on political dissent. FILE: Protesters run after Democratic Republic of Congo's soldiers opened fire to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN peacekeepers preparing for possible Congo political violencehas said it is unlikely it will be able to hold elections in November for logis
UN peacekeepers preparing for possible Congo political violence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
has said it is unlikely it will be able to hold elections in November for logistical reasons but opponents of President Joseph Kabila accuse him of trying to cling to power. The government has denied the claim. Kabila, who has been in power... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: UNC party's Jean-Bertrand Ewanga and Vital Kamerhe appear united after Genval crisis in Genval on the outskirts of Brussels on 9 June in an unprecedented attempt to
DRC: UNC party's Jean-Bertrand Ewanga and Vital Kamerhe appear united after Genval crisis
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
in Genval on the outskirts of Brussels on 9 June in an unprecedented attempt to agree on a strategy to oust President Joseph Kabila. As the political crisis in the country continues to deepen, the so-called 'Conclave' was launched by Etienne... Read more
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iol.co.za
Congo miners stare into abyssprices until 2020. Add in growing political risk in Congo - an election set fo
Congo miners stare into abyss
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
prices until 2020. Add in growing political risk in Congo - an election set for November to replace longtime president Joseph Kabila will almost certainly be delayed, which could trigger unrest - and the business case for pulling out looks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Flash Points Ahead for the CountryPresident Joseph Kabila is due to step down as head of state of the Democratic
Political Flash Points Ahead for the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
President Joseph Kabila is due to step down as head of state of the Democratic Republic of Congo in December but it is looking increasingly likely that this year's election will be delayed. Statements this week by the president and the lead... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DRC Receives Better World Award for Progress in Addressing Sexual Violencein Charge of the Interior and Security, hosted an event at the Fleuve Congo Hot
DRC Receives Better World Award for Progress in Addressing Sexual Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
in Charge of the Interior and Security, hosted an event at the Fleuve Congo Hotel in Kinshasa on behalf of President Joseph Kabila, in honor of the Better World Award. The award was presented to the Office of the Personal Representative in... Read more
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