Vital Kamerhe's prime ministerial dreams dashed
The president had reportedly undertaken to make his ex-chief of staff prime minister by early December. His failure to follow through leaves a question mark hanging over the future of the UNC leader.
With a tender call reissued in secret and the arrest of a senior civil servant opposed to a decision taken by the hydraulic resources and electricity minister, the Nzilo II hydroelectric power station project is causing disorder in Kinshasa.
While he continues to wrestle with his predecessor Joseph Kabila over the composition of his cabinet, Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi has surrounded himself with a team of mining advisors. Either already working for the president or on a more informal [.
With his last term in office due to expire in December 2016, Joseph Kabila is maintaining the suspense surrounding his intentions and ratcheting up tensions as the presidential election approaches. Under the new electoral law, he cannot stand for re-election, [.