Tag Archives: Joseph Kabila

04 December 18

DRC: 18 killed ahead of election as army and rebels clash in Fizi

Clashed between government troops and rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed 18 people, as tensions rise ahead of this month’s presidential elections.

25 November 18

DRC: Election campaigns launched ahead of historic vote

Candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have launched their election campaigns ahead of landmark presidential elections scheduled for December 23.

12 November 18

DRC: Opposition parties rally behind presidential candidate

Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have announced their support for businessman and veteran parliamentarian Martin Fayulu as their coalition presidential candidate in next month’s election.

30 October 18

DRC: Thousands rally against voting machines ahead of election

Thousands of opposition supporters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Friday rallied against the use of voting machines in the country’s upcoming election.

24 August 18

DRC: Jean-Pierre Bemba told he can’t run for president

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) electoral commission says opposition hopeful Jean-Pierre Bemba can’t run for president in the country’s upcoming election.

18 August 18

DRC: Kabila accuses foreign countries of ‘blackmail’ ahead of presidential vote

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has accused foreign countries of attempting to “blackmail” the country as it prepares for its next presidential election.

02 August 18

Why the DRC’s election hopes currently pin on a former ‘warlord’

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been impatiently waiting for an election since President Joseph Kabila’s second term ended in December 2016. Despite the country’s constitution limiting leaders to a maximum of two terms in charge, Kabila has refused
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28 July 18

UN: DRC still not ready for credible elections

The head of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has warned the country isn’t yet ready to hold credible elections.

19 July 18

DRC: Kabila avoids confirming his intent to step down in latest address

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joeseph Kabila refused to confirm he will step down as the country’s leader ahead of presidential elections scheduled for December.

16 July 18

DRC: Jean-Pierre Bemba named as presidential candidate

Jean-Pierre Bemba has been named as an opposition presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) upcoming election, days after being acquitted of war crimes via an appeal to the International Criminal Court (ICC).


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