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Congo's New President May Have the Title, But His Predecessor Has the Power

Mar 8, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
People hold up portraits of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s former president, Joseph Kabila, as they arrive to attend newly elected President Felix Tshisekedi's inauguration on Jan. 24, 2018.

In the Congolese capital of Kinshasa, portraits of the former president are on display at the inauguration of the country’s new president in January 2018.

(JOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images)

A new president has emerged from the dust of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's last election. But his predecessor has made sure he'll have little room to actually govern....

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