In the DRC, Félix Tshisekedi will speak to the nation this Friday. The meeting of the Council of Ministers, scheduled for today, has been postponed. Tensions are still high between the Cape for Change, its platform and the Front Commun pour le Congo, the political grouping of its predecessor and ally Joseph Kabila. This tension has intensified in the last two days following the boycott of three constitutional judges by the Prime Minister, the President of the Senate and the President of the National Assembly, all three members of the FCC Joseph Kabila.
with our correspondents in Kinshasa,
In the DRC, political tensions remain high around the entry on Wednesday, October 21, of the 3 judges appointed to the Constitutional Council by President Tshisekedi. His predecessor’s political platform accuses the head of state of violating the constitution by appointing these judges. The FCC convened the press yesterday Thursday in Kinshasa to condemn a “dictatorial operation” and ensure that it will oppose any initiative aimed at destabilizing the institutions and continuing its fight for the restoration of democracy.
… after freely choosing a coalition in the interest of the country, as it could have chosen a cohabitation, the FCC says it is ready to assume its responsibility for the confidence that the sovereign people have invested in him, him allocate the majority to the National Assembly …
Listen to Didace Pembe, rapporteur for the Conference of Presidents of the Political Family of Joseph Kabila, at the microphone of Kamanda wa Kamanda Muzembe:
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Strong tensions between Prime Minister and President Tshisekedi
According to sources in the Republic’s presidency, Felix Tshisekedi is particularly angry with his prime minister. He believes he is very aware of the slogans launched by the FCC from Joseph Kabila. said an adviser to the President of the Republic, weakening the cohesion of the national executive.
A few hours before the communication this Friday, some, accompanied by Félix Tshisekedi, are asking the Prime Minister to draw the consequences of his position and to forward his dismissal and his government. of the state to dissolve the National Assembly.
False, answer them close to Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba, who they say is quite consistent in his views. his latest prescriptions, ”explains Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba, an adviser.
This Wednesday, the head of state and the prime minister received a few diplomats. According to various sources, the message was rather a satisfaction. On the part of the Republic’s presidency, some advisers report that despite developments in recent days, Felix Tshisekedi is not yet ready to break up with his ally Joseph Kabila and that he will still give the dialogue a chance.