Following the expiration of his mandate on 20th December 2016, Kabila was met with public protests as he began his bid to retain power.
Should the US take a backseat in African affairs during the Trump presidency, China would have ample opportunity to increase its dominance over the continent.
NPP’s three-time presidential contender Nana Akufo-Addo finally wrestles incumbency from the NDC in the 7th December elections
The EU and the US issue sanctions against key members of Kabila’s political and security apparatus in an attempt to force him from power.
A detailed review of President Muhammadu Buhari’s first calendar year in office
A preview of the highly anticipated 7th December 2016 presidential elections
A federal High Court sitting in Abuja has held that the continued incarceration of IMN leader El-Zakzaky is a violation of his human rights
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APC wins Ondo State governorship; yet, success is marred by a fierce internal war between the party’s Tinubu and Buhari factions.
Keen to capitalise on the DRC’s natural resources wealth, MNCs have leveraged Dan Gertler’s elite contacts to gain access to mining rights.
In an effort to silence anti-government sentiment, the Kabila administration has used physical and legislative repression in an attempt to retain its position.
In accordance with the 18th October dialogue a government transition is underfoot; yet, Kabila’s political future remains unclear.
Evidence has revealed that Somalia’s al-Shabaab has aligned itself with DRC’s ADF rebels in recent years to exploit the illicit gold trade.