Felix Tshisekedi
Dispatches from The Congo: The devastating record of the IMF and WB

In this episode of Dispatches from the Congo, Kambale Musavuli talks about the appointment of Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi as the governor of the central bank and examines the record of the Bretton Woods institutions in the country

Protesters in Chad remain skeptical of new political structure, French approach

On April 27, protesters were killed while were opposing the new political arrangement, which includes a military junta and a civilian prime minister. The protesters were on the streets against the coup staged by Mahamat Deby

Dispatches from the Congo: Italian ambassador assassinated

Kambale Musavuli from the Centre for Research on the Congo talks about why the killings don’t stop in the DRC.

Hijacking the Congolese people’s victory

Kambale Musavuli writes on the challenges that the Congolese people face after they ended Joseph Kabila’s nearly two decades of repressive rule

How today’s crisis in the Congo began

Despite the country having rich mineral deposit, most of the citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo live in extreme poverty. However, a new generation of youth are determined to overcome this contradiction and break the culture of plunder.

Congolese defy Kabila in polls but doubts remain over winner’s mandate

Felix Tshisekedi was declared the president of DR Congo, having won 4% more votes than his nearest rival Martin Fayulu, who had the edge in opinion polls. The candidate of outgoing president Joseph Kabila came third

Elections in DR Congo: Undeterred by looming chaos, the people fight on

The elections scheduled on December 23 face a number of logistical obstacles. The government of Joseph Kabila has also prevented the opposition from mounting an effective campaign. Nonetheless, the people are mobilizing in thousands against the president

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