Congo President's Chief of Staff Arrested Amid Graft Probe

Congo Research Group director Jason Stearns spoke to The New York Times the arrest of President Felix Tshisekedi's chief of staff Vital Kamerhe on corruption charges.

Stearns noted that the arrest might jeopardize the coalition between Tshisekedi and Kamerhe's parties. "The coalition was important ahead of the elections, but ever since he was inaugurated, there have been people around Tshisekedi pushing him to get rid of Vital," he said.

Read the full article at The New York Times here.

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Apr 08, 2020