Conversations with leading experts and personalities.
Jean Kenge speaks with Father Santedi Kimputu on the CENI, political dialogue and the electoral process.
Philippe Biyoya is director of the Pan-African Institute of International and Strategic Relations (IPRIS) and professor of political science at the University of Lubumbashi.
Elisabeth Caesens is technical advisor to the Carter Center. She previously acted as the director of their mining governance project, based in Lubumbashi. This is the first of two podcasts with her on mining in the Congo, where she talks about the reform of Gécamines (the state-owned mining company), possible links between electoral financing and mining deals, and the China-Congo mining deal.
I speak with Bloomberg correspondent Michael Kavanagh on the Congo’s economy, oil exploration, the Inga dam, a new IMF program, and funding the elections.