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Aaron Ross

How Kabila's election strategy unraveled in Congo

18 Jan 2019

KINSHASA In Kinshasa's lush Botanical Garden, the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo's president-elect steps out of father's shadow but doubts persist

10 Jan 2019

KINSHASA For most of his life, Felix Tshisekedi lived in the long shadow of his father Etienne, a firebrand veteran opposition leader in and out of prison and government over the course of a near 60-year career until his death in 2017.

Congo's president-elect steps out of father's shadow but doubts persist

10 Jan 2019

KINSHASA For most of his life, Felix Tshisekedi lived in the long shadow of his father Etienne, a firebrand veteran opposition leader in and out of prison and government over the course of a near 60-year career until his death in 2017.

Congo cartoonist prepares to sketch a new president

29 Dec 2018

KINSHASA Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila, yet Congo's best-known political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn president's impending departure after nearly two decades in power. | Video

Congo cartoonist prepares to sketch a new president

29 Dec 2018

KINSHASA Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila, yet Congo's best-known political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn president's impending departure after nearly two decades in power. | Video

Congo cartoonist prepares to sketch a new president

28 Dec 2018

KINSHASA, Dec 28 Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila, yet Congo's best-known political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn president's impending departure after nearly two decades in power.

In presidential election, Congo seeks first democratic transfer of power

20 Dec 2018

KINSHASA In his 74 years, Congolese historian Isidore Ndaywel has lived through independence from Belgium, two coups d'etat, multiple civil wars and three changes to the country's name. | Video

In presidential election, Congo seeks first democratic transfer of power

20 Dec 2018

KINSHASA, Dec 20 In his 74 years, Congolese historian Isidore Ndaywel has lived through independence from Belgium, two coups d'etat, multiple civil wars and three changes to the country's name.

Bowing out as president, Congo's Kabila raises prospect of a return act

17 Dec 2018

KINSHASA A month before his scheduled departure after nearly two decades as Congo's president, Joseph Kabila received a procession of foreign reporters at his heavily guarded riverside palace for a rare series of interviews.

Senegal opens new art museum honoring black civilization

07 Dec 2018

DAKAR Senegal has opened one of Africa's largest art collections, one of a series of new museums on the continent that could eventually receive thousands of artefacts from European museums that were looted during the colonial era. | Video

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