CENCO & Deuxième Dialogue (Discussions Directes) : Et si Tshisekedi Réglait les Comptes du Passé ?

La Conférence Episcopale Nationale Congolaise (CENCO) organise actuellement les discussions dites directes entre signataires de l’Accord de la Cite de l’Union Africaine (qui s’est tenu sous facilitation d’Edem Kodjo) et les non-signataires. Les signataires sont pour la plupart la Majorité Présidentielle, l’Opposition Républicaine, Opposition (représentée principalement par Kamerhe, Busa, Makila, Badibanga), la société civile ainsi [...]

Budget 2016 : Gouvernement Matata Ambitieux en Indemnités Comme Mobutu en Projets Mégalomanes ?

C’est avec intérêt que je suivais cette séance de la présentation de la loi de finances 2016 à la Chambre Basse du Parlement. La séance a eu lieu en date du 26/10/2015 au palais du peuple. En tête, était le Premier Ministre Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon, l’homme dit de ‘rigueur’ avec pour mission de défendre [...]

2016 Presidential Elections: Matata Ponyo Mapon Would Be an Opposition Candidate?

No one would have predicted the divorce between Vital Kamerhe and his former political party, the Parti du Peuple pour la Reconstruction & la Démocratie (PPRD). Vital Kamerhe is among the co-founder of his former political party and an influential cadre who were seemingly appreciated by his colleagues.… Read the rest “2016 Presidential Elections: Matata Ponyo Mapon Would Be an Opposition Candidate?”

Trust over Contradictions & Dismissals: Kiliba Wouldn’t Have Learned from Rutshuru?

It would seem as imperative that we all have an interest to get trusted by family members, neighbors, and people around us. It becomes mandatory when the trust is related to public affairs management as “trust” remains the sole way to receiving mandate from the population’s rights to rule over them.… Read the rest “Trust over Contradictions & Dismissals: Kiliba Wouldn’t Have Learned from Rutshuru?”

FARDC Reshuffle: What Is It and What Next?

Last week, the Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC) went through a reshuffle predicted by the blog during the visit of US Secretary of State. The article can be found on this link (see the link here). In summary, the blog thought on the following scenarios arising from the US stance regarding [...]

FARDC Reshuffle: Signals towards “National Cohesion Government”?

The blog analysis predicted Security Services Reshuffle within the coming days due to US Secretary of State Visit to Kinshasa and his stance on constitutional revision. The US State Secretary stance strongly opposes the 3d term for the incumbent president in 2016.… Read the rest “FARDC Reshuffle: Signals towards “National Cohesion Government”?”

Bruxelles Hésitante Face aux Elections en RDC: Alternance Signifierait le Chaos?

Il nous avait toujours prévenus qu’après lui c’est le déluge ! Malheureusement, ce déluge nous l’avons vécu, le vivons et le vivrons si… Si ma mémoire ne m’abuse pas, le Marechal était un bon prophète qu’un bon dirigeant. Ses prophéties ne se réaliseraient pas comme ce fut du temps biblique de Noé.… Read the rest “Bruxelles Hésitante Face aux Elections en RDC: Alternance Signifierait le Chaos?”

Ebola & Infrastructures en RDC: A Quelque Chose Malheur est Bon?

Le virus d’Ebola est une épidémie appartenant à la classe des filovirus qui se propage d’individus à individus à travers de contacts directs ou transmission par matériels contaminés. L’origine du mot virus d’Ebola est une rivière congolaise (Zairoise) où fut apparu pour la première fois ce virus en 1976.… Read the rest “Ebola & Infrastructures en RDC: A Quelque Chose Malheur est Bon?”

Etienne Tshisekedi’s Health Conditions: Another Blow for UDPS & Opposition?

Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba is the cofounder and chairman of Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social (UDPS), roughly since 90s. Born in 1932, in his 80s, the Sphinx of Limete is undergoing health challenges to the extent that this morning he flew to Brussels for undertaking specific treatment due probably to diabetic complications.… Read the rest “Etienne Tshisekedi’s Health Conditions: Another Blow for UDPS & Opposition?”

DRC’s Opposition Endorsing Joseph Kabila’s Third Term in Washington?

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) current political discussions focus on constitution revision and the probable third presidential term of Joseph Kabila, the incumbent president. The discourse has gained much attention calling for meetings, protestation… inside the country as well as formal and informal meetings involving partners around the world.… Read the rest “DRC’s Opposition Endorsing Joseph Kabila’s Third Term in Washington?”

John Kerry’s Visit to DRC: Hanging the Electoral Process between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea

John Kerry’s Visit to DRC: Hanging the Electoral Process between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea The United States’ Secretary of State has visited the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last week, on 03-04/05/2014. The purpose of the visit of John Kerry can be summarized as focusing respectively to electoral process and the country’s stability [...]

My Vulnerable Voice to John Kerry: If they Can’t Afford, Tell Them to Step Down

The United States Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola from 29/04-05/05/2014 as announced by a press release from the State Department. His visit lies within USA efforts to stabilize mostly the great lakes region; reason why the region has recently gained much attention from the international [...]