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For President Kabila, whose attempts to retain power face stiff domestic and international opposition — or for a successor Kabila anoints — Bemba represents a threat. Bemba has the profile to contest the presidency.
Related Tags Democratic Republic of Congo. Hide Footnote Crucially, voter registration influences the political weight of provinces, given that the number of seats per province is determined by their numbers of voters. Hide Footnote Education criteria were also introduced for all candidates and coupled with criteria for experience.
As provincial rdcc senatorial elections were not held in epectorale, Bemba electorael a senator and as such enjoys parliamentary immunity as well as freedom of movement.
That said, a more competitive contest could also prove a flashpoint for violence and will make it all the more important that Congolese citizens and politicians regard the vote as credible.
From his cell in The Hague, Bemba kept tight control over the party but there is little doubt it would have suffered further losses in the forthcoming elections without his release. If the vote is any guide, Bemba could expect to gather strong support. Although rejecting major changes, the legislature nevertheless introduced several innovations to the new electoral law:.
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For now, it appears highly likely that he will rejoin the political fray: Despite his acquittal, Bemba was not immediately freed because he rxc still awaiting final sentence in the separate case in which he was found guilty of influencing witnesses in relation to the principal case.
They fear that people from the west could take revenge on the Swahili speakers from the rlectorale, associated with the Kabila regime since Opposition parties are operating under constraints, as the government continues to impose restrictions on political freedoms, clamp down on their meetings and harass several opposition leaders.
Hide Footnote was only included as a desired condition, rather than a legal requirement for electoral lists, as requested by some parties.
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The proposed bill put forward by the government included other innovations which, while not as fundamental as the amendment to lower house elections, were no less strategic. In an attempt to prevent the use of state resources for campaigns, parliamentarians retained the prohibition of the managers of public companies and civil servants competing as candidates.
But shorn of its figurehead, his party haemorrhaged support, losing 42 of its 64 seats in parliament in the elections. His likely re-entry into Congolese politics will shake up the campaign ahead of elections slated for December Deputies will convene for an extraordinary session in July and the senators rcc meet in August to finalise the annexes to the electoral law, which electoeale determining electoral districts.
A year later, he was arrested on an ICC warrant in Belgium. On this important point, the electoral of the European Union have not been heeded by the Congolese legislature. The court thus called a status 22015 in his case on 12 June, and provisionally released him until his final sentence is decided on 4 July The adoption of the electoral law by both houses of the national assembly does not signify that the legal framework for elections is complete.
In doing so it demonstrated that the executive could not simply trump its interests. International actors, particularly the African leaders whose pressure has been instrumental in moving electoral preparations forward thus far, should continue their push for Kabila to stand aside, for the government to allow opposition politicians to stand and for a credible vote.
However, the MLC is still one of the major opposition formations and has one of four opposition representatives — with Nadine Mishika Tshishima, who is deputy quaestor deputy head of finances — in the electoral commission CENI. After the Pretoria power-sharing agreement, he became, in Wlectoraleone of four vice presidents in the transitional government. The situation remains fluid, but thus far lol opposition blocs are emerging through a process of slow negotiation.
This would increase prospects of an opposition vote splintered among different major candidates, each largely relying of votes from their respective regional strongholds.
Time for a Modest Deal: Chiefs can no longer undertake two consecutive mandates and cannot belong to provincial assemblies if they are already members of political parties. Finally, the new text stipulated that the 24 communes of Kinshasa would become electoral districts, replacing the four existing electroale.
Regulating the cooptation of traditional village chiefs and their de-politicisation. He remained politically active in detention, as far as the conditions of his custody would allow, and it seems very likely that he will seek a political comeback. Furthermore the constitutional principle of parity between men and women [fn] Article 14 of the constitution of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Official Journal, 18 February Ideally, of course, Kabila will step aside and permit opposition leaders to run.
Parliament took three months of debate to reject most of the amendments proposed by the ruling party PPRD. If Kabila stands aside and prospects of a genuine contest for rdd improve, credible polls and commitments by contenders to avoid inflammatory campaign language and pursue post-election grievances peacefully will be critical.
A delay would be all the more problematic given that voter registration — which is nearing its end — has taken longer than expected. Managers of combined companies state and private are, however, permitted to run.