THE MATCH OF THE WEEK – On this 19 October, the National Assembly is in a cacophony. Some MPs engage in noisy exultation while others rush to surround Chérubin Okende Senga. The relief is visible on the face of DRC’s Minister of Transport and Channels of Communication, who raises his arms in victory. He has just saved his spot in government.
DRC: The presidential race between Moïse Katumbi and Félix Tshisekedi is on
The two men are still officially allies. However, their union has been shattered for a long time. Both are preparing their weapons for the 2023 election, when they may find themselves face-to-face.