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President Joseph Kabila insists that there is no humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, even as millions of children starve. Kabila "doesn't want anything to reinforce what is widely understood: that the instability in the country is caused in large part by his refusal to step down from power," ...
Congolese President Joseph Kabila seems ready to exit stage left, but he's not quite ready to leave the building. Jeune Afrique, a well-respected media outlet that focuses on African affairs, reported in late March that Kabila was carefully weighing potential successors in preparation for general elections ...

NAIROBI, Kenya — When the United Nations hosts a donor conference next week to raise $1.7 billion for the violence-racked Democratic Republic of Congo, one important country will not attend: Congo itself. The government of President Joseph Kabila has said that it will boycott the gathering, denying that ...
Eight in 10 Congolese have an unfavorable opinion of President Joseph Kabila — but nearly seven in 10 don't think the December vote to replace him will be fair, according to a national poll published on Friday. The survey, conducted last month by the Congo Research Group at New York University and ...
Eight in ten Congolese have an unfavourable opinion of President Joseph Kabila - but nearly seven in ten don't think the December vote to replace him will be fair, according to a national poll published on Friday. The survey, conducted last month by the Congo Research Group at New York University and ...
However, critics fear that incumbent president Joseph Kabila – whose term was officially over in November 2016 and who had promised to hold elections late last year – is simply using the machines as a ruse to further delay votes, with the ultimate goal of maintaining power indefinitely. Against the ...

Armed rebels killed at least one soldier during an attack on a house owned by Congo President Joseph Kabila in the restive east where a number of conflicts have flared in recent months, rebel and Congo military sources said on Thursday. Kabila was not present when Mai-Mai militiamen attacked the ...
Limete, Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Some members of the Electoral Peace Committees (community and religious leaders, young people and women) CC-BY-20. This article is part of the follow-up brief of the pre-election period in the DRC. The first article from the brief can be found ...
The international community prays that President Joseph Kabila will accede to elections before the end of the year but is preoccupied with North Korea and the Middle East. There is no appetite for scaling up the UN military presence - at the moment there are just over 15,000 troops in a country the size of ...
Aid experts say the number of Congolese in need of aid, including food, has doubled over the past year. President Joseph Kabila has refused to leave office despite an election mandate that expired at the end of 2016. Congolese refugees at a camp across Lake Albert in Uganda. A humanitarian is crisis ...
In an interview on the BBC, Tshibala said Joseph Kabila was eager to handover power to whoever emerges winner of the elections. He said Kabila respected the two-term constitutional limit and was committed to the electoral process. “Our constitution limits the president to two mandates. There is no ...
Muldersdrift - Democratic Republic of Congo's top opposition leader and other figures opposed to longtime President Joseph Kabila are meeting in South Africa to build a coalition ahead of long-delayed elections in the turbulent, resource-rich country. Delegates gathering at a resort hotel near ...
Kinshasa - Congolese President Joseph Kabila has signed a mining law that is expected to increase the country's royalties despite opposition from major mining companies. Kabila announced the signing on Friday, two days after he met with mining company representatives for at least seven hours about ...
LONDON - An election in the Democratic Republic of Congo to replace President Joseph Kabila remains on course for late December, Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala says. "I committed in front of our country's representatives in May last year to ... bring the Congolese people to elections this year, and I ...
Kinshasa – Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly briefed his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Joseph Kabila on the transition that led to the end of former president Robert Mugabe's rule last year. Mnangagwa came into power in November following a military intervention ...
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday held a closed-door meeting with his Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) counterpart President Joseph Kabila and briefed him on the transition that led to the resignation of former President Cde Robert Mugabe in November last year. Emerging from the meeting, ...
Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila has refused to relinquish power for more than a year, and the Catholic Church has emerged as the ... Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila addresses a news conference at the State House in Kinshasa on January 26, 2018.

The southern African nation of Botswana has taken the unusual step of directly criticizing Congolese President Joseph Kabila, saying his refusal to hold long overdue elections is driving deadly violence and a growing humanitarian emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Botswana's Foreign ...
Security forces shot live ammunition and tear gas at demonstrators as they tried to march in the capital, Kinshasa, on Sunday to demand that President Joseph Kabila step down. Organised by the Catholic Church, the marches were meant to start after Sunday mass, but armed forces surrounded the city's ...
Congolese Catholic faithful sing and dance in Kinshasa on December 31, 2017 during a demonstration to call for DRC President Kabila to step down. Authorities banned a protest march planned for February 25, 2018 against President Joseph Kabila. PHOTO | JOHN WESSELS | AFP ...
Kinshasa - Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has named his party secretary general Henri Mova Sakanyi as the new interior minister and deputy prime minister, state television reported Tuesday. He replaces Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari, who has been in the post since December ...
On Sunday, during a trip in Zambia, a car in DRC President Joseph Kabila's motorcade collided head-on with another car. One person was killed and another seriously injured. Last Wednesday in DRC, as Kabila was travelling back to the capital Kinshasa, a car in his motorcade collided with a cement truck ...
The motorcade of the Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila was involved in an accident in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, on Sunday, leaving one person dead and another seriously injured. The accident happened on Leopards Hill road following the alleged failure by police to clear the ...
The three soldiers and two civilians died as President Joseph Kabila was returning to the capital, Kinshasa. Another 11 people were injured, a presidential spokesman confirmed to news agency AFP. The spokesman said the accident was caused by "heavy rain", although early reports suggested speed ...
Riot police fire teargas to disperse a Catholic priest and demonstrators during a protest against Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa in January. ... Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose refusal to step down at the end of his mandate in 2016 resulted in ongoing, bloody street ...
The announcement marks the start of what's expected to be a series of declarations by candidates seeking to challenge President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled the central African nation for 17 years. Congo, Africa's biggest copper producer and the world's largest source of cobalt, has not had a peaceful ...
The three soldiers and two civilians died as President Joseph Kabila was returning to the capital, Kinshasa. Another 11 people were injured, a presidential spokesman confirmed to news agency AFP. The spokesman said the accident was caused by "heavy rain", although early reports suggested speed ...
Five people have been killed following an accident involving a cement truck and the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential motorcade. The three soldiers and two civilians died as President Joseph Kabila was returning to the capital, Kinshasa. Another 11 people were injured, a presidential ...
Kinshasa - The Democratic Republic of Congo's powerful Catholic church vowed on Friday to maintain pressure on President Joseph Kabila to step down, at a highly-charged mass for people killed in a protest march last month. "The march of Christians will not stop," Abbot Francois Luyeye said to loud ...
The Minister of Mines for Democratic Republic of Congo, Martin Kabwelulu, declined yesterday to say whether President Joseph Kabila had signed a new mining code into law that the industry opposes because it will raise royalties and taxes. The new code, which parliament approved late last month, could ...
Riot police fire teargas to disperse a Catholic priest and demonstrators during a protest against Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa in January. Photograph: Kenny Katombe/Reuters. Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose refusal to step down at the end of his mandate in 2016 ...
For a moment it seemed like president Joseph Kabila was finally going to let go of power in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It was all too good to be true. Kabila will not seek re-election and will instead announce his choice for presidential candidate by July, communications minister Lambert Mende told ...
President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila will not contest in elections when they are next held, the information minister Lambert Mende has told the Voice of America channel. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. According to him, Kabila intends to respect the consitution of ...
On Friday, Congolese president Joseph Kabila claimed the UN's peacekeeping mission in the country MONUSCO had "eradicated" no armed group in nearly 20 years. He warned the mission not to consider the country "under the care of the United Nations" and said he would "clarify in the coming days our ...
The Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila in New York City in the United States on April 22, 2016. PHOTO | JEWEL SAMAD | ... DR Congo President Joseph Kabila has stood by the timetable for delayed elections despite demands that he step down ahead of the poll. "We have to have ...
The Democratic Republic of Congo's army is fighting militias on several fronts. Now more trouble is brewing in the east of the country, where militias are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila. Coordinated efforts between several militias now acting independently could step up the pressure on ...
Demonstrators kneel and chant slogans during a protest organized by Catholic activists in Kinshasa, Congo. At least six people were killed during demonstrations across the country against delayed elections and Congolese President Joseph Kabila. (Credit: Kenny Katombe/Reuters via CNS.) ...
The Democratic Republic of Congo's army is fighting militias on several fronts. Now more trouble is brewing in the east of the country, where militias are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila. Silhouette of a soldier of the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Coordinated efforts between ...
Riot policemen march before blocking demonstrators during a protest against President Joseph Kabila organised by the local Catholic Church in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 21st, 2018. Photograph: Kenny Katombe/Reuters. Security forces shot dead at least six people and wounded ...
Police and soldiers fired tear gas and live rounds to disperse thousands of Catholic Church worshipers as they left Sunday morning services in Kinshasa and attempted to march to protest against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down. Similar scenes played out at parishes in several other ...
At least six people were killed and 49 injured after Congolese security forces opened fire on demonstrators demanding the ouster of long-time President Joseph Kabila in the capital Kinshasa, the UN said Sunday. Police used both live ammunition and tear gas to scatter anti-government protesters who took ...
At least six people have been killed in widespread protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo, United Nations sources say. Protesters are demanding that President Joseph Kabila - whose expected term of office expired more than a year ago - should step down. Police have used tear gas to disperse ...
At least one person has been killed in widespread protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where police have used teargas to disperse protesters. They are demanding that President Joseph Kabila - whose expected term of office expired more than a year ago - should step down. A number of people ...
The march followed a November 2017 appeal from National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) bishops, involved in DR Congo's political negotiations, for President Joseph Kabila to schedule a long-delayed new election and publicly declare he will not seek a third term. MONUSCO, the UN Mission ...
People walk as traffic is blocked by security forces Dec. 31 in Kinshasa, Congo. Church leaders in Congo have expressed "profound shock" after security forces fired on Catholics protesting rule by President Joseph Kabila, leaving at least five dead. (Credit: Kenny Katombe/Reuters via CNS.) ...
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has expressed solidarity with the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in their struggle “to rid themselves of the repressive regime of President Joseph Kabila”. In a Thursday press release, the union stated: “Numsa condemns ...
Militias in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila, a senior U.N. official there told a news conference in Geneva on Wednesday. In 2017, a brutal conflict in Congo's southwestern Kasai region drew international attention and condemnation because of ...
FILE PHOTO: Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. ... GENEVA (Reuters) - Militias in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila, a senior U.N. official there ...
On this day, Catholic lay leaders had called for peaceful protests to demand that President Joseph Kabila respect the Constitution and step down. The government responded with a show of force aimed at intimidating worshippers and disrupting the planned demonstrations. For even greater effect, Minister ...
Kinshasa - Supported by throngs of worshippers and with western ambassadors in attendance, Catholic leaders in Democratic Republic of Congo hammered home a message of anger toward President Joseph Kabila on Friday at a mass to mourn victims of a crackdown. Police fired a couple of warning ...


 

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