Domestic, regional and international pressures are likely to have played a role in the president's eagerly-awaited decision to pick a successor
Kabila, in power since 2001, should have stepped down at the end of 2016 when his constitutional two-term limit expired.
Kabila was due to stand down from office in December 2016, ending his second elected term
Kabila had announced in a speech Wednesday that he would name a new prime minister "within 48 hours" and urged the opposition "to overcome its internal...
The question of Kabila's succession has triggered a renewed political crisis in DR Congo
He was received by his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni and the Heads of State with their respective delegations held a closed door discussion.
Etienne Tshisekedi, the 83-year-old president of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) who has been convalescing in Brussels
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has pardoned nine members of a separatist movement as he pursues a policy of national dialogue
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