Tag: Joseph Kabila

Congo ex-leader Kabila’s coalition wins decisive senate majority

KINSHASA: Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's coalition won a clear majority in senate elections on Friday, officials said, further undermining his successor...

DR Congo’s Tshisekedi, ex-president agree to form coalition

KINSHASA: DR Congo's recently elected president, Felix Tshisekedi and his predecessor Joseph Kabila on Wednesday said they had decided to form a coalition government following...

Tshisekedi sworn in as new president of DR Congo

KINSHASA: Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in Thursday as president of Democratic Republic of Congo, in the country's first peaceful handover of power since...

Congo opposition campaign says talking with Kabila camp on transition

KINSHASA: A Congolese presidential candidate's representatives have met with outgoing President Joseph Kabila's camp to ensure a peaceful transfer of power, they said on Tuesday. Kabila's...

Pressure mounts on DR Congo over election outcome

KINSHASA: Public and diplomatic pressure mounted Monday on the Democratic Republic of Congo to announce the outcome of December 30 elections to replace long-term leader...

In pictures: DR Congo’s landmark elections

KINSHASA: Fears and frustration mingled with patience and optimism on Sunday as the Democratic Republic of Congo's voters turned out en masse for a historic...

DRCongo: The Joseph Kabila years

KINSHASA: Joseph Kabila came to power in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2001, ruling during a period of bloody insurgencies and deadly protests against...

One dead, 80 hurt as rival activists clash ahead of DRC vote

TSHIKAPA: At least one person was killed and over 80 injured in weekend clashes between supporters of rival candidates just days ahead of DR Congo's...

Bowing out as president, Congo’s Kabila raises prospect of a return act

KINSHASA: A month before his scheduled departure after nearly two decades as Congo's president, Joseph Kabila received a procession of foreign reporters at his heavily...

Congo’s outgoing president Kabila doesn’t rule out running again in 2023

KINSHASA: The president of Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, plans to stay in politics when he steps down after elections on Dec. 23 and...