Draft Law introduced to extend Kabila’s Rule

January 2015

Joseph Kabila, president of Democratic Republic of Congo is serving his last term in office.  He was the first democratically elected president in DRC history and has been in power for 16 years.   Elections for a new president are scheduled for December 2016.  However a draft law has been introduced that many consider a move to allow Kabila stay in power.   Read here about the reaction to this news.