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DRC: Tshisekedi and Kabila fall out

The country’s governing coalition is under strain, which could lead to even more acrimony ahead

Manifesto against the presidency for life in Africa

If we do not take care, presidents will make lawlessness the standard of our civic life. Let’s make sure it does not come to that!

Pam Golding facilitates African kleptocrats’ money laundering

Government must take steps to clean up the country’s dirty real estate market, which has long offered a safe haven for criminals

Africa’s  ‘dinosaurs’ are dying out

Countries in political transition have very little time in which to deliver socioeconomic and political change

Dictators expand their toolbox

An update of How to Rig an Election is a guide to new strategies used by authoritarian leaders to stay in power

DRC authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions

Tshisekedi was elected in December to replace Kabila who presided over sub-Saharan Africa's biggest country for nearly two decades

Guinea’s Condé eyes third term

Even as Algeria and Sudan have rid themselves of their long-standing leaders, Guinea may be about to create a new president-for-life

Losers in Africa’s presidential elections need to be more strategic

The parties should focus on winning seats in Parliament and at other levels of government

Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty

The DRC’s former president has his eye on a long-term goal — to become of member of the Class of 2034 of lifelong leaders

Kabila urges unity on eve of new president’s inauguration

In his first speech since the December 30 presidential election, Kabila said he was 'calling for a grand coalition of all the progressive forces'

DRC court confirms Tshisekedi winner of disputed presidential election

Announcing the final results of the much-delayed poll, the Constitutional Court said Tshisekedi had won by a simple majority

Voting data points to massive fraud in DRC presidential election

Analysis of different sets of data have cast a shadow over the country’s election results announced last week

DRC court to examine election appeal from Tuesday

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Constitutional Court said it would start hearing on Tuesday an appeal against the presidential election results

DRC presidential runner-up asks court to cancel result

Martin Fayulu has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional result which awarded victory to his opposition rival Felix Tshisekedi

Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese

The DRC is a complex, challenging political quagmire

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