Loi n° 15/ du 1eraoût portant modalités d’application des droits de la femme . des listes électorales dans les conditions prévues par la Loi électorale. PACEC: Projet d’appui au processus électoral en RDC .. o La loi n°15/ du 12 février , valant loi électorale, modifiant et. 28 juil. Conformément à l’article de la loi électorale en vigueur en , la caution était payée par liste et non par siège au montant de FC.
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RDC: le projet de loi électorale enfin voté
Another close Katumbi ally, former rebel leader Mbusa Nyamwisi, also has a difficult past with Bemba — they were on opposing sides in a bloody war in the north east in and Any attempt by the president to extend his tenure would likely provoke a major political crisis. Part political party, part armed group, the MLC allied itself with Uganda and occupied most of the north of the country in the subsequent civil war. Furthermore the constitutional principle of parity between men and women [fn] Article 14 of the constitution of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Official Journal, 18 February For President Kabila, whose attempts to retain power face stiff domestic and international opposition — or for a successor Kabila anoints — Bemba represents a threat.
The modifications intended by the ruling party this time sought to shift rules for the election of deputies, which in many cases may have affected their re-election.
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A delay would be all the more problematic given that voter registration — which is nearing its end — has taken longer than expected. For now, it appears highly likely that he will rejoin the political fray: And, last but not least, is Kabila willing eoectorale cede power and not contest the vote?
Although rejecting major changes, the legislature nevertheless introduced several innovations to the electorwle electoral law:. On 4 Julya memorandum by the opposition party Electrale complaining of voter registration irregularities gave rise to the first clash between police and protesters in Kinshasa. Hide Footnote If the president does find a way to run, then opposition politicians would likely boycott the vote.
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He has a functioning but divided party and lacks the resources to wage a nationwide campaign. It remains unclear whether Katumbi will be able to run, as he is facing numerous legal challenges, including claims that he has forfeited his Congolese citizenship. Moreover several provinces saw demands to extend it and the opposition has denounced irregularities.
Numbers cited from Thierry Coosemans, Radioscopie des urnes congolaises, Paris, From his cell in The Hague, Bemba kept tight control over the party but there is little doubt it would have suffered further losses 2051 the forthcoming elections without his release. Despite his acquittal, Bemba was not immediately koi because he is still awaiting final sentence in the separate case in which he was found guilty of influencing witnesses in relation to the principal case.
As provincial and senatorial elections were not held inBemba remains a senator and as such enjoys parliamentary immunity as well as freedom of elecforale.
It is unclear at present how a Bemba bid for the presidency would sit with regional leaders. Opposition parties are operating under constraints, as the government continues to impose restrictions on political freedoms, clamp down on rdd meetings and harass several opposition leaders.
A return to custody appears unlikely, and even were that to happen and Bemba to serve the maximum sentence, he would be out in li to participate in the electoral campaign, which starts 22 November In the wake of constitutional changes widely perceived to benefit President Kabila, [fn] On 15 JanuaryPresident Joseph Kabila put several controversial constitutional reforms to rdv vote during a joint session of with both houses of parliament, in order to change the presidential elections from two rounds to a single round.
International actors must remain focused on persuading Kabila to stand aside and for elections to take place in December, as scheduled. Regarding the charge of witness tampering, Bemba elecotrale already served over 80 per cent of the maximum sentence of five years, given that he was served an arrest warrant in November For a recent example in Chad, cf.
Parliamentary Resistance The ruling party expected the legislature to take only a few days to rubber stamp its changes, but instead parliamentarians spent three months over the bill, during which they amended it extensively.