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New DR Congo authorities charts a course past Kabila

Congolese Prime Minister Sama Lukonde stated Monday that the announcement of a brand new authorities is “a primary step taken” towards progress within the Democratic Republic of Congo, because the nation distances itself farther from former chief Joseph Kabila.

Lukonde, who grew to become prime minister underneath President Felix Tshisekedi in February, introduced a slate of ministers aligned with the ruling “Sacred Union” coalition established in DR Congo. They embody Gilbert Kabanda as protection minister, Aselo Okito as inside minister, and Nicolas Kazadi as finance minister. Dr. Jean Jacques Mbungani will function head of the well being ministry.

The appointments observe weeks of stakeholder consultations as Tshisekedi and Lukonde chart a brand new course for DR Congo following the cut up between Tshisekedi supporters and Kabila loyalists. The president, elected amid controversy throughout long-delayed voting in December 2018, and his predecessor beforehand established a coalition authorities that primarily saved Kabila in a protected place of behind-the-scenes energy.

Their deal was broadly rejected by opposition politicians, a lot of whom noticed neither Tshisekedi nor Kabila because the official Congolese chief after the disputed elections. Tshisekedi made clear his intention to maneuver away from the Kabila power-sharing association late final yr.

The brand new Congolese authorities additionally contains extra ladies, amongst them Antoinette Kalambayi in her new position on the helm of the essential Ministry of Mines. Lukonde stated 27 % of the brand new authorities leaders are ladies, whereas 80 % of them are new to management and mirror a reset for the nation.

The prime minister stated safety, well being and training would be the nation’s high priorities.

Picture: Presidency RDC

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