If you were among the many who were pleasantly surprised that Nkurunziza said he’d bow out, be ready to be disappointed
The tension is fuelled by fears that popular ex-presidents Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina could be barred from the race
The sentiment expressed by African delegates, perhaps not surprisingly, was almost unanimous in taking a positive view of Kabila.
Even opposition veteran Tshisekedi’s body has become a source of political tension. The government has not agreed on a location to bury him in Congo and so it has remained in Brussels.
Zuma and his backers were stunned when the Tourism minister tabled a motion for him to step down at the ruling party’s national executive committee meeting
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