More than 80% reject changing the Constitution to allow him to stay on and none of his inner circle commands any significant support.
Kabila takes out a rival: DR Congo political crisis escalates with arrest warrant for presidential hopeful Katumbi>Tom Wilson
The crackdown on Katumbi mirrors repression by other leaders in the region like in Burundi and Uganda
Country's ruling coalition wins landslide in elections for governors, as president yet to announce, or reject, third term bid...cogs may be moving.
China, the world’s biggest buyer of industrial metals, is hungrily snapping up deals on the cheap as global prices fall through the floor.
Rivals says the crowded election programme will be used to postpone November’s presidential vote and allow Kabila to remain in power
The Tanzanians were meeting Uganda’s Allied Democratic Front militants who are based in eastern DR Congo
UPDATE: New Congo timetable extends Kabila's time in office as UN flags 'dramatic rise' in rights abuses>
Investors on edge as a chart prepared by the elections commission shows it would be impossible to hold a presidential ballot this year.
Congo, Africa’s biggest producer of the copper, loses about 50,000 tons a year due to inadequate power supply.
Government spokesman says call by leader's allies shows they have sided with the opposition hence their removal from the presidential majority.
Intervention by leader’s allies raises the stakes ahead of planned demonstrations by the opposition who say election plan allows him to stay in power.