Podcast

Profound uncertainty as Kabila clings to power in DR Congo

  • Africa
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Creating a Secure Organisation
Profound uncertainty as Kabila clings to power in DR Congo


As the second and final term of President Joseph Kabila comes to an end, demonstrators calling for him to stand down clash with security forces. What’s the outlook in the coming days and weeks?

 

Author 
    • Vincent Rouget, Analyst
       

 

 

 

Find out more

How can our experts help you?

Recent content

Freeing Senegal? Where next as democracy falters

Analysis

Freeing Senegal? Where next as democracy falters

The “Free Senegal” protests that swept the country in March undermined its reputation as a stable democracy, and ended an era in which the ruling coalition experienced little pushback against its political agenda. We consider the challenges that now lie ahead for President Macky Sall.
Ten key issues to watch in Africa in 2021

Analysis

Ten key issues to watch in Africa in 2021

We have identified ten key issues to watch in Africa in the year ahead. Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout will remain the top priority for governments in 2021. But as a second wave has seen cases reach a new peak, vaccination campaigns will be uneven and slow to take off.
In Focus series

In Focus

The state of African public debt

Join Control Risks Analysts Patricia Rodrigues, Marisa Lourenço, and Valentin Robiliard for a discussion about how the increase in borrowing and capital spending by African governments in recent years has led to growing public debt burden that has only been exacerbated by economic fallout from Covid-19.