President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Joseph Kabila KabangeJoseph Kabila Kabange

Date of Birth: 4 June 1971
Birth Place: Fizi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political Party: People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy
Arrival in Power: 26 January 2001
Religion: Protestant
Profession: Military

Biography:


Joseph Kabila was born in Fizi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 1971. Joseph Kabila is the current President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Joseph Kabila joined his father's rebellion in 1996 and commanded an army of child soldiers. He attended a military academy in China and was subsequently named Major-General by his father in 1998 and named Deputy Chief of Staff of the Land Forces. Joseph Kabila was later promoted to Chief of Staff of the Land Forces in 2000. In 2001 his father Laurent-Desire Kabila was assassinated and Joseph succeeded him as president.

In 2003 he survived a coup attempt, the Democratic Republic of the Congo still has ongoing issues regarding rebel armies and factions, but the civil war as since ended. In 2006 a presidential election was held and Joseph Kabila won.

Joseph Kabila was re-elected again in 2011, although the elections were widely criticized.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Kabila

Updated on: February 8th, 2015

Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo of the Democratic Republic of the CongoAugustin Matata Ponyo

Date of Birth: 5 June 1964
Birth Place: Maniema, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political Party: People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy
Arrival in Power: 18 April 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

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Augustin Matata Ponyo was born in Maniema, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 1947. Augustin Matata Ponyo is the current Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Before becoming prime minister he was Minister of Finance.

Augustin Matata Ponyo was eventually appointed as the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the President Joseph Kabila on April 18th 2012.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Alphonse_Koyagialo

Updated on: February 8th, 2015

Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Louis Alphonse Koyagialo

Date of Birth: 23 March 1947
Birth Place: Yakoma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political Party: Unified Lumumbist Party
Arrival in Power: 6 March 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Louis Alphonse Koyagialo was born in Yakoma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 1947. Louis Alphonse Koyagialo was thePrime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Before becoming prime minister he was Minister of the Postal Services, Telephones and Telecommunications. Following Adolphe Muzito's resignation Koyagialo was named acting Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Alphonse_Koyagialo

Updated on: February 8th, 2015

Former Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Prime Minister Adolphe Muzito of the Democratic Republic of the CongoAdolphe Muzito

Date of Birth: 1957?
Birth Place: Gungu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political Party: Unified Lumumbist Party
Arrival in Power: 10 October 2008
Religion: NA
Profession: Economist

Biography:


Adolphe Muzito was born in Gungu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 1957. Adolphe Muzito was the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Before becoming prime minister he was Minister of the Budget, he is an economist by trade. Muzito resigned from his post of Prime Minister on March 6th 2012.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolphe_Muzito

Updated on: February 8th, 2015