Kabila News

DR Congo to inaugurate new president on Thursday

The inauguration will take place at the Palace of the Nation, the seat of the presidency, starting at noon (1100 GMT), aides to Tshisekedi and outgoing President Joseph Kabila said on Wednesday.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

The inauguration will take place at the Palace of the Nation, the seat of the presidency, starting at noon (1100 GMT), aides to Tshisekedi and outgoing President Joseph Kabila said on Wednesday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

US recognises Tshisekedi after controversial DR Congo vote

The US also hailed outgoing president Joseph Kabila for peacefully ceding power, a first in DR Congo since its 1960 independence from Belgium, although Kabila stayed beyond his term.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

In DRC, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

The passage of power from father to son is a familiar story in DRC, where President Joseph Kabila took office at age 29 after the assassination of his father, Laurent, in 2001.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

DR Congo presidential inauguration set for Thursday

The inauguration will take place at the Palace of the Nation, the seat of the presidency, starting at noon (1100 GMT), aides to Tshisekedi and outgoing President Joseph Kabila said on Wednesday.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Tshisekedi was declared winner of the thrice-delayed election with 38.5 percent of the vote, while Martin Fayulu, who also comes from the opposition, was credited with 34.8 percent Tshisekedi, 55, will be taking the helm from Kabila who at only 47 has ruled the vast country for 18 years.

The East African , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Tshisekedi was declared winner of the thrice-delayed election with 38.5 percent of the vote, while Martin Fayulu, who also comes from the opposition, was credited with 34.8 percent Tshisekedi, 55, will be taking the helm from Kabila who at only 47 has ruled the vast country for 18 years.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Congo is trapped in a never-ending nightmare

After 18 years in power, President Joseph Kabila dragged his feet in leaving office despite the 10-year term limit stipulated in the constitution.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

DR Congo prepares to install Tshisekedi as president

The ceremony, which looks likely to happen on Thursday, will see the 55-year-old sworn in as president, replacing Joseph Kabila who has ruled DR Congo since 2001.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

DR Congo prepares to install Tshisekedi as president

The ceremony, which looks likely to happen on Thursday, will see the 55-year-old sworn in as president, replacing Joseph Kabila who has ruled DR Congo since 2001.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 22, 2019