Aide to Congo President Sentenced to 20 Years for Corruption

Bloomberg interviewed Congo Research Group's Fred Bauma about the sentencing of President Felix Tshisekedi's former chief of staff Vital Kamerhe on corruption charges.

“The verdict gives hope to Congolese who continue to decry the theft of their resources by political elites and the impunity they’ve enjoyed until now,” Bauma said. “However, Vital isn’t the only guilty one and justice will be incomplete if he’s the sole person prosecuted and convicted.”

Read the full article at Bloomberg here.

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Jun 20, 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa