Joseph Kabila

Congo's president appoints opposition member as prime minister

Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Thursday appointed opposition legislator Sammy Badibanga as prime minister as part of a deal to form a national unity government to prepare the 2018 elections...

Congolese premier resigns as part of deal with opposition

Congolese Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo resigned Monday as part of a deal made with the opposition that allows President Joseph Kabila to stay in power after the end of his second term,...

General strike pressing Kabila to step down paralyses Congo cities

Congo's main cities came to a partial standstill Wednesday as a general strike called by the opposition pressed President Joseph Kabila to step down in December.