For the past 20 months, the Congo Research Group has documented the vast and eclectic business portfolio of Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and his family. This report presents our conclusions, based almost entirely on legal documents. They own, either partially or wholly, more than
This week Jason talks with Ida Sawyer, Central Africa director for Human Rights Watch, about the investigation authorized by the UN Human Rights Council into the violence in the Kasai region. According to the Catholic Church, the violence has killed over 3,000 people since it began in August 2016. Over
In this extra podcast Jason discusses the regional dynamics of recent Congolese events with Stephanie Wolters, Head of the Peace and Security Research Program at the Institute for Security Studies. Correction: This podcast has been reposted with a correction. We originally included a discussion about the AU Chairperson Moussa Faki’s
Une discussion sur l’entretien que Président Kabila a accordé à Der Spiegel cette semaine avec Jean-Claude Katende, President Nationale de l’ASADHO. Jason et Jean-Claude parlent du ce que le Président a dit, la réaction de la société civile, et sur l’état de l’opposition.