Home Tags Joseph Kabila

Tag: Joseph Kabila

Congo ruling coalition wins legislative majority, constraining president-elect

-
Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's ruling coalition won a majority in legislative elections, a coalition official said on Saturday, despite opposition...

ISS: Is SADC’s work in the DRC over?

-
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) told heads of state at the recent 38th Southern African Development...

World powers praise Congo’s Kabila for agreeing to bow out

-
The United States, European Union, African Union and U.N. mission to Congo all commended President Joseph Kabila on Thursday for agreeing not...

Congo’s Kabila will not stand for election in December

-
Congo's President Joseph Kabila will not stand in the election scheduled for December, a spokesman said, finally agreeing to obey a two-term...

Exiled DR Congo leader will return home by June

-
Exiled Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi said he would return home by June to lodge his candidacy for a...

Botswana blames Congo’s humanitarian crisis on Kabila

-
Botswana blamed Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Monday for his country's humanitarian and security crisis, in the sharpest criticism yet from an...

DRC rebel leader detained in Tanzania, extradition sough

-
A Congolese colonel who threatened to overthrow President Joseph Kabila has been detained in Tanzania, and Congo is seeking his extradition, Congo's...

ISS: New divisions threaten stability in the DRC

-
Two political accords and three prime ministers later, and four months after Congolese President Joseph Kabila was due to leave office at...

U.N., AU, EU press DR Congo leaders to stop political violence

-
The United Nations, the African Union and the European Union pressed Democratic Republic of Congo leaders on Saturday to urge their supporters...

DR Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step down

-
Opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila began a general strike on Tuesday to demand he steps down when his mandate expires in...

ISS: Kodjo in the DRC – time to go?

-
What is evolving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not much different from events in neighbouring Burundi. Both presidents...

Tens of thousands rally in support of Congo’s Kabila

-
Tens of thousands of President Joseph Kabila's supporters rallied in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Friday in a growing stand-off with...

Congo’s Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tension

-
Democratic Republic of Congo's Joseph Kabila issued a raft of pardons on Friday, including to several pro-democracy activists detained after calling for...

Congo election likely to be delayed

-
Democratic Republic of Congo is unlikely to hold a presidential election as scheduled in November, the U.N. head of mission there said...

U.N. peacekeepers preparing for possible Congo political violence

-
Political uncertainty over Democratic Republic of Congo's next presidential election could spiral into a severe crisis and United Nations peacekeepers are developing...

DR Congo prosecutor seeks prison sentence for opposition leader

-
A public prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo has asked a court to sentence a leading opposition presidential candidate to five years...

U.S. wants sanctions on DR Congo leaders, Europe not so sure

-
Concerned over Congolese President Joseph Kabila's apparent attempts to cling to power, U.S. officials are pushing for sanctions against his inner circle...

UN concerned by rising political tension in Congo ahead of vote

-
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday voiced concern about reports of rising political tension in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

DR Congo activists jailed for incitement, U.N. ‘very worried’

-
Three Congolese activists, arrested hours before a general strike in February to demand that President Joseph Kabila leave power when his mandate...

Congo president shows would-be successor who is in charge

-
"You won't scare us!" was how the Congolese leadership responded this week to Western threats of sanctions unless President Joseph Kabila ends...

COMPANY NEWS