Tag: Kabila

DRC’s Kabila will not run in December elections, here’s what you need to know

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will not stand in the election scheduled for December, a spokesman said, finally agreeing to obey a two-term limit but picking a hard-core loyalist under...

2017: the year the Democratic Republic of Congo would like to forget

Reuben Loffman |Queen Mary University of London For the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) 2017 was a disaster. Presidential and legislative elections were delayed, the violence in Kasai intensified, a long-standing opposition leader...

Special Report: Congo’s pricey passports send millions of dollars offshore

The passport is among the most expensive in the world, costing each Congolese applicant $185.

DRC cabinet resigns as part of deal for President Kabila to stay

Kabila is supposed to step down when his mandate runs out on Dec. 19.

Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step down

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