Joseph Kabila

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 7th, 2013
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Former president of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo has never seen a perfect election. At this rate, he’s not going to come close. The African Union’s brazen rubber-stamping of the Zimbabwean elections is incompatible with the lofty ideals it espouses, but makes perfect sense when you realize that it reall...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Andrew Mwenda How the West is seeking to usurp Africa’s struggle for freedom and democracy using a humanitarian language Since the end of the Cold War, a movement to save Africa from Africans has grown and gained momentum across the Western world. This movement is reflected in campaigns to end pov...
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In DR Congo
Feb 28th, 2013
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BATTLES between the army and a militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have killed dozens, while thousands have sought refuge at a UN base. Up to 4000 people are at the peacekeeping base at Kitchanga in North Kivu province in an early test for a UN-brokered peace deal aimed at ending two deca...
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Feb 12th, 2013
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The news has spread like wildfire through the Congolese community: Etienne Kabila Taratibu, ringleader of the group of dissidents suspected of plotting to overthrow the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, handed himself over to the police in Cape Town on Saturday morning. By DE WET POTGIE...
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Dec 24th, 2012
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The UN has condemned Rwanda’s role in the carnage in the Congo for supplying arms and aid to the M23 rebels fighting the Congolese army in northern Congo yet provides the Rwandan military ten$ of million$ in arms and aid for the thousands of Rwandan “peacekeepers” operating under UN control in Dafur....
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In Southern Africa
Dec 18th, 2012
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IT has now been officially confirmed — Zimbabwe will deploy troops to the DRC as part of a Sadc peacekeeping mission supported by the regional grouping, the African Union and the United Nations following the eruption again of the protracted conflict in the country and the capture of the main eastern ...
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In DR Congo
Dec 15th, 2012
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K INSHASA — Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila on Saturday vowed that defence would be a top priority for his government after the recent brief rebel takeover of a key city in the country’s volatile east. “From now on, our priority will be defending the homeland,” ...
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Nov 28th, 2012
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By Milton Allimadi The violent plundering of Congo’s immense riches which began under King Leopold of the Belgians continues by outsiders as the world watches and even acquiesces to the criminal attacks. The slaughter of women and children — the mass rapes of even infants are viewed merel...
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In DR Congo
Nov 27th, 2012
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IndepthAfrica – The leader of the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Colonel Sultani Makenga, has agreed to withdraw his forces from the eastern cities of Goma and Sake, the Ugandan military chief said on Tuesday. “We met last night and I communicated to him the decision...
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In Congo
Nov 25th, 2012
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Kampala. President Jakaya Kikwete and other regional leaders called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebel group M23 yesterday to end hostilities and leave a key eastern town they seized in a rampant advance that has sparked fears of a wider conflict. The meeting of east African heads of sta...