Jean Pierre Bemba

 
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
The highly contested elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now over and Joseph Kabila Kabange handed over the presidency to...
Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice
Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice
Just less than three years into their trial, former Côte d’Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé, leader of the youth militia,...
The road ahead for the DRC
The road ahead for the DRC
In the early hours of January 10, election authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) finally announced that Félix Tshisekedi, leader...
Who is Martin Fayulu?
Who is Martin Fayulu?
In the days leading up to the December 30 election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, former ExxonMobil manager Martin Fayulu was tipped to win...
What DRC’s flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa
What DRC’s flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa
On December 30 2018, 46 million citizens cast their votes in a historic election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There hasn’t been a
Volatile DRC braces for troubled election
Volatile DRC braces for troubled election
One of the world's powder-keg countries faces a crunch test on Sunday when Democratic Republic of the Congo heads into elections marred by delays,...
Advantage Kabila in poll race
Advantage Kabila in poll race
With little over a month to go, the Congolese opposition is in disarray
Roelf Meyer tramps on Sisulu’s toes
Roelf Meyer tramps on Sisulu’s toes
International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has criticised former politician and businessperson Roelf Meyer for holding a private meeting with...
Top DRC court bans Bemba from running in upcoming elections, SA keeps mum
Top DRC court bans Bemba from running in upcoming elections, SA keeps mum
The South African presidency has decided to remain mum on the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Constitutional Court to exclude the...
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's political party on Saturday announced it would appeal a decision to reject his candidacy in Democratic Republic...
If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too
If Mnangagwa gets away with it, then Kabila can too
We knew, even before the first vote was cast, that Zimbabwe’s election was marred by serious irregularities. These included, but were certainly...
All eyes on Kabila as DRC election deadline looms
All eyes on Kabila as DRC election deadline looms
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was braced on Wednesday for President Joseph Kabila to announce either a successor, or his own candidacy for...

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