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Kabila

Laurent . 1940--2001, Congolese politician and guerrilla leader: he overthrew the Mobutu regime in Za?re, becoming president of the renamed Democratic Republic of Congo (1997--2001): assassinated
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In gestation for seven months, the new government will see most of the 66 portfolios handed to Kabila's Common Front for Congo (FCC), with Tshisekedi's Direction For Change alliance accounting for most of the rest.
When Joseph Kabila's 18-year-long stranglehold over the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was partially brought to an end by Felix Tshisekedi's controversial ascent to office in January, many hoped the change of guard would signal a change of fortune for the war-torn country.
Kabila, who had been in power for 18 turbulent years, yielded power to Tshisekedi after December elections in the first peaceful change of power since the country's independence from Belgium in 1960.
Mais qui est donc Felix Tshisekedi qui, a 55 ans et pour une premiere transmission pacifique du pouvoir depuis l'independance du pays le 30 Juin 1960, succede au president sortant Joseph Kabila reste au pouvoir depuis l'assassinat de son pere Laurent-Desire Kabila en janvier 2001?
Kabila's camp and Tshisekedi's denied making any such deal.
The result will undercut Tshisekedi's ability to deliver on campaign promises to make a break with the Kabila era and fuel suspicions that his victory, announced on Thursday, came through a backroom deal that will preserve Kabila's influence over important ministries and the security forces.
Kinshasa [DR Congo], Dec 28 ( ANI ): Amid rising protests against government's decision of postponing presidential elections slated to be held on December 30, President Joseph Kabila has confirmed that the voting will take place on its scheduled time.
The invaders helped themselves to a lot of the country's mineral wealth, and put into power Laurent Kabila, a former Marxist revolutionary and guerilla leader who had served as a Congolese front-man for the invasion.
In spite of expectations that Kabila would try to run again, his party is fielding a new candidate, former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary.
President Joseph Kabila ordered the postponement of the elections, which will take place on Dec.
President Joseph Kabila is due to step down after 17 years in power after a long-delayed vote scheduled for Dec.
'Malaking sakripisyo ito para sa kanya pero patunay na dahil sa pagmamahal sa bayan, handa pa rin siyang maglingkod at lumaban, sa kabila nang lahat,' she added.