DR Congo: ex-warlord Bemba appointed new defence minister
The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Félix Tshisekedi, announced a Cabinet reshuffle on the evening of Thursday, March 23.
Among the new heavyweights is Jean-Pierre Bemba, former prime minister from 2003-2006. The former warlord had been sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes committed in the Ce…
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