19,497 candidates will be running for the November 28 parliamentary elections, the Independent Electoral Commission said on Friday during its weekly press briefing. Kinshasa has the largest number of candidates with 5734.
President Joseph Kabila told the UN General Assembly on Thursday that the Democratic Republic of Congo was going through a pivotal moment in its history with the organization of its second democratic elections, after those of 2006, and the return of peace all throughout the country.
Judges across the country say they will remain on strike until they start getting paid the $1,600 President Joseph Kabila claimed they earn each month in his speech to the nation last Wednesday.
Former Speaker of the National Assembly Vital Kamerhe says President Kabila was not truthful about the state of the country on Wednesday, when he laid out his plans for the next five years, if reelected, in a speech broadcasted live on national television.
The Independent National Electoral Commission released Thursday night the provisional list of candidates in the November 28 presidential election.
Seeking a second term in office in November, President Joseph Kabila pledged to make the Democratic Republic of Congo an emerging country on Wednesday during a speech to the nation in Kingakati, east of Kinshasa, attended by members of his political family.
One person was reported killed on Tuesday in Kinshasa after police fired live ammunition to disperse a protest by members of UDPS. The unrest came a day after Etienne Tshisekedi, the leader of the UDPS, registered as a presidential candidate for the November election.
The Leopards will miss next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals following a 2-0 loss to Senegal on Saturday in Dakar. Moussa Sow scored on minutes 33 and 53 to secure a ticket to the finals for the Teranga Lions. Senegal remain on top in Group E with 13 points. They also have the best […]