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Jean Pierre Bemba

Congolese Warlord Convicted Of Using Child Soldiers

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Thomas Lubanga and Joseph Kony are accused of leading jungle militias that turned African children into killers. While ...

Former Congolese VP Not Running In Elections After War Crimes Probe

AP | Posted 11.09.2011 | World

KINSHASA, Congo -- An opposition official says Congo's former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba will not be a candidate for the Central African nation'...

Congo Selects Former Vice President As Opposition Presidential Candidate

AP | Posted 09.23.2011 | World

KINSHASA, Congo -- Congo's opposition party says it has chosen former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba as its presidential candidate for November elec...

Congo Leader Pleads Not Guilty To Rape, Murder In International Court

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Congo's former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he gave his private army free...

Choosing Between China and the West Is No Joke for DR Congo

Medard Mulangala Lwakabwanga | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medard Mulangala Lwakabwanga

Africa now has an alternative to listening to the West. That alternative is China, and Europe and North America are right to be concerned.