Joseph Kabila

Kabila to submit DRC election candidacy on Sunday

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will formally submit his candidacy on Sunday for re-election at polls scheduled for November 28.

Good growth, more transparency, IMF tells DRC

The Democratic Republic of Congo could exceed a forecast 6.5% economic growth in 2011 but must do more to increase transparency in the mining sector.

Will DRC vote tip country back into violence?

The race to lead sub-Saharan Africa's largest country kicks off this week with presidential candidates registering for the November election.

DRC holds two days of mourning for fire death victims

The Democratic Republic of Congo has declared two days of mourning for 235 people who burned to death when a fuel truck exploded at the weekend.

DRC marks 50 troubled years of independence

The DRC marks 50 years of independence on Wednesday with the UN's Ban Ki-moon and the Belgian king among leaders attending the celebrations.

‘Terminator’ lives in luxury while peacekeepers look on

The casual sportsman in an oasis of luxury amid the poverty of Goma, in the DRC, is a man the United Nations would prefer did not exist at all.

Kabila names new DRC government

DRC President Joseph Kabila named a new government on Monday in a bid to pacify a country shaken by an upsurge in rebel violence.

India loosens purse strings to woo resource-rich Africa

India sought to deepen strategic and economic ties with resource-rich Africa as it held its first summit meeting with African leaders on Tuesday and sweetened the pot by offering financial help. Indian Premier Manmohan Singh, playing host to the African leaders, announced export tariff cuts that he said would benefit 34 of Africa's 53 countries.

SA aims to strengthen UN, AU security ties

South Africa said on Wednesday it plans to use its presidency of the United Nations Security Council in April to enhance security cooperation between the world body and the African Union on the continent. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aziz Pahad said that South Africa would call a summit this month at the UN to discuss conflict resolution in Africa.

Central Africa summit focuses on Chad

Leaders from 10 Central African nations began summit talks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday regarding developments in Chad in the wake of a failed rebel offensive. President Joseph Kabila of the DRC welcomed six other heads of state, including Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno.

Make or break for Congo’s new Kabila

The main players in Congo's conflict are waiting to see whether interim president Joseph Kabila is a man of war or peace.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories