Joseph Kabila

 
The Grand Inga delusion
The Grand Inga delusion
Every time South African officials get together with their Congolese counterparts, the subject of the Grand Inga Dam is on the agenda.
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...
Botswana hangs on to the death penalty
Botswana hangs on to the death penalty
In sub-Saharan Africa, a region with no shortage of development issues, Botswana stands out for its strong economy, stable democracy and commitment...
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...
​Hamadi pulls DRC into global focus
​Hamadi pulls DRC into global focus
The new documentary by a filmmaker from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is furthering African cinema’s international visibility.
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
When a home catches fire, neighbours dash out to fight the blaze. They are motivated not only by a concern for the occupants’ welfare but also...
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...
Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics
Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics
The ruling party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Peoples’ Party for Reconciliation and Democracy, made an announcement...
DRC's Kabila backs ex-interior minister for vote: spokesperson
DRC's Kabila backs ex-interior minister for vote: spokesperson
DRC President Joseph Kabila, ending months of speculation, has chosen former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary to be his successor in...
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...
DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba’s possible candidacy
DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba’s possible candidacy
The possible return of Jean-Pierre Bemba has shocked many in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 
Mbeki’s African dream comes full circle
Mbeki’s African dream comes full circle
Former president Thabo Mbeki could soon be back to finish what he started if the international relations department has its way and brings him on...

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