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Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

The DRC’s uncertain election

Political tensions are increasing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as concerns over a December election spread among the political opposition and the international community.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Kabila’s le Glissement: Potential scenarios of the DRC’s political transition

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has never experienced a peaceful transition of power and is now, as anticipated, in the midst of another political crisis. Joseph Kabila, the

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Moise Katumbi: a wolf in sheep’s clothing

A guest post by Bernard Katompa, President of the Génération Déterminée Movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The DRC heads to the polls in November 2016. The Democratic

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa in 2016: Winners and Losers in the New Year

Having weathered a torrid 2015, Sub-Saharan Africa faces another trying year financially. GRI considers who will be the main winners and losers in Africa in 2016. Plunging commodity prices and

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Congo 2016: Too much to lose, too big to fail

Bernard Katompa, President of the Génération Déterminée Movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), provides his take on what’s at stake in the DRC in 2016. Just last week,