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  • #27036

    The Congolese pro-Opposition dialogue requires presidential Majority

    The Dialogue Work did not resume as scheduled on Friday, 23 September 2016. No resumption date has been advanced. Opposition parties and who agreed to participate in the dialogue under the facilitation Togolese diplomat appointed by the African Union, Edem Kodjo, have for the second time suspended their participation. Officially, it is to mourn after the deadly violence on the fringes of anti-slip events of Monday, 19 and Tuesday, September 20, 2016, in the city of Kinshasa. It is also to mourn the dead that the delegates of the Catholic Church no longer put their feet, since these tragic events, the city of the African Union which is held the Dialogue. As no easier for the Facilitator, 33 Ongs among the most influential of the Congolese Civil Society suspend their participation because they are absurd dialogue while protesters are taking to the streets and that arrests are continuing with acuity . If there are departures, there are also those who remain. Protestants, Kimbanguists and revivalist churches support the continuation of the dialogue work. There are, of course, the Presidential Majority, very committed to a negotiated political solution to the post-2016.

    The divided bottom

    In addition to three weeks of discussions, the main components are the dialogue that the presidential majority and the opposition pro-dialogue, have failed to produce an agreement on a consensual electoral calendar. When the pro-Opposition dialogue requires presidential take place in 2017, the Presidential Majority, hostile to fetishism dates, returns the ball to the CENI, only Institution, said, empowered to organize elections. Both parties can, however, console himself for having decided, together, to postpone the presidential and national parliamentary and provincial elections now subject to the end of voter registration operations, following revision of the electoral roll, 2011. None of else to put in their mouths. We heard that the Presidential Majority would not even discuss the budget of the elections in Dialogue. The mentioned argument is that only Parliament is the budgetary authority. Moreover, elections are a matter of national sovereignty, the DRC should fund only the electoral process.

    truly inclusive dialogue

    While delegates power and pro-opposition dialogue returning inside, behind closed doors, with the blessing undoubtedly the international community, they were far from suspecting that the Congolese people had a say on future of the nation. The strong popular mobilization observed on 19 and 20 September in Kinshasa and other major cities of the country, in response to the call to protest launched by the major parties of anti-Opposition dialogue meeting in the Rally, set the limits that politicians and international actors do not have the right to cross into their secret meetings. What is exactly the Congolese people and that must be done to overcome the political and security crisis which settles in the country? The approaches differ depending on whether it is the power of the pro-opposition dialogue, Rally, MLC or the international community. For tenors of power, the people need stability and peace. The elections can wait. The pro-Opposition dialogue requires an electoral calendar, the entrance to the government and the CENI. The Rally will enforce locked provisions of the Constitution relating to the number and length of presidential terms. The people expressed their ras-le-bol and thirst for change. The US is, in turn, believe that if the President had allowed since last year’s elections to hand over power to his successor, the solution would be easy to find. The current Chairman of the African Union, Idriss Deby, calls for the rapid opening of an inclusive dialogue. Belgium argues for a dialogue mediated by Said Djinnit. The coming days will be decisive.

    #27037

    Congo DR Should avoid the path to Insurgency

    The President of the Republic takes this opportunity to remind the political class and all the living forces of the nation, that recourse to insurrection or acts of intolerance can not be the alternative to dialogue currently underway to adjust the difficulties arising from the organization of new elections under the Constitution and relevant laws of the Republic, on time.

    He urges, to that end, those who are still on the margins of that process, to join without delay, in order to strengthen the electoral and political consensus building and to spare our people unwarranted suffering on the altar of political ambitions . “This pathetic appeal was launched by President Joseph Kabila in the wake of deadly violence that marred the city of Kinshasa, capital of Democratic Republic of Congo. From New York, Thomas Perrielo, Special Envoy of President Barack Obama in the Great Lakes region, comes in the same vein, let go the following: “US Government supports the dialogue facilitated by Edem Kodjo and African Union.

    We encouraged everyone to participate in the dialogue. We have not managed to convince some leaders of the major opposition to participate, but we appreciate the political risk taken by those who have chosen to participate in a dialogue that many Congolese considers to be controversial.

    We appreciate the role that the Catholic Church has played in intervening to find a consensual way forward. We continue to believe that dialogue is the best option, and we will continue to make efforts to ensure that it represents the Congolese society in the most inclusive way possible. “Not to beat around the bush, the international community must spare no effort to quickly around the three major players capable of preserving peace and stability in the DRC until the forthcoming electoral contests in namely: Joseph Kabila, Etienne Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe, respectively first, second and third in order of arrival to the last presidential 2011. Only that true dialogue can strengthen the electoral and political consensus building and also pave the way for a democratic election process credible and above all peaceful. Which can then bring these three great leaders?

    Joseph Kabila is also President of the Republic, Head of State, in exercise and moral authority of the Presidential Majority (MP). The political family of President Kabila participates already actively in dialogue with the city of the African Union, in Kinshasa, under the facilitation of Togolese Edem Kodjo. Only the slogan or the discharge of Joseph Kabila may allow delegates of the presidential camp to sign the political agreement in the making.

    At present, the foundation of the city of the African Union are encountering a major divergence relative to the electoral calendar (the election date) and the date of the handover between the President-elect and the outgoing President. Stakeholder Dialogue, the princes of the Catholic Church shall make the resumption of their participation in this national forum for the signing of a political agreement that would meet the following four conditions: it must be clearly established and stated that the current President [Joseph Kabila] will not be a candidate in the next presidential election to organize as soon as possible; election dates should be fixed in the agreement; the fund disbursement plan should be clearly defined in the agreement; the composition of the Implementation Committee of the Agreement and its work schedule should be mentioned in the agreement.

    The opinion of the President of the Republic is required to address many of these prerequisites. For the American Thomas Perrielo, President Kabila is the DRC’s most powerful man who helped the country out of the war and restore peace, the man whose family is associated with the creation of the modern Congolese state and should be congratulated for that. This envoy of the President of the United States of America believes that the current crisis will be defused quickly, the solution found immediately, if and only if Joseph Kabila say that one sentence: “I intend to allow the elections to after which I will give power to my successor. ” Why does not he say it to the end of such a tripartite?

    Etienne Tshisekedi is the National President of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), the eldest daughter and first force of the Congolese Opposition, and also the head of the political grouping called the Rally who was born in Genval , a Brussels suburb. At its meeting which attracted a large crowd on the Triumphal Boulevard, Sunday, July 31, 2016, the Sphinx of Limete publicly disavowed the international Facilitator appointed by the AU, Edem Kodjo, calling him “Kabila” and gave ” notice “of three months starting on 19 September 2016, the President of the Republic in office, Joseph Kabila. This radicalized fringe of the Opposition led by Ya Tshitshi turned his back to the forum of the AU City notwithstanding favorably to most of its pre whose release “political prisoners.”

    Following the opening of the Dialogue, the patriarch Tshisekedi and his camp have again challenged Edem Kodjo at the meeting with the President of Congo opposite, Denis Sassou Nguesso, Congo River at Kempinski Hotel. They would then be favorable to the scheme just proposed by Deputy Prime Minister and Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders their “mentor” in which the conclave Genval had booked the premiere of the conclusions of their cogitation? The diplomat advocates, indeed, the holding of a new more inclusive dialogue under the facilitation of the Algerian Said Djinnit designated by the United Nations (UN). Without Kodjo, the Rally will perhaps give up the insurgency path that has taken the life of many Congolese, on 19 and 20 September, which caused huge damage on different corners of the capital. In his opening speech of the foundations of Genval (Belgium), the lider maximo said that dialogue, “the royal road” is part of the DNA of the Congolese. Tshisekedi he will refuse to share with fellow Kabila and smoking together the peace pipe? Wait and see.

    Vital Kamerhe, National President of the Union for the Congolese Nation (UNC) and co-moderator of the dialogue on behalf of the opposition, is more conciliatory. Already at the opening of this national forum, Thursday, September 1, the former Speaker of the Lower House of the Congolese Parliament had publicly requested a one-on-one with President Kabila. He embodies the fringe of the pro-Opposition Dialogue will sign the historic and consensual political agreement with the presidential camp for a limited transition time that will lead to credible and peaceful elections. However, this group of opponents has still suspended after his participation in the dialogue in order to gather in memory of the dead of the recent escalation of violence.

    Kamerhe group claims to have exercised the option to take part in the dialogue, in accordance with Resolution 2277 of the UN Security Council, under the facilitation of the African Union and the support of the International Support Group (UN, EU , AU, OIF, SADC, ICGLR), since he considers this scheme as the only way to enable a peaceful solution to the current crisis. Halfway there is already acquired the overhaul of the electoral register for the consideration of major new and compatriots living abroad, prioritisation of presidential, national and provincial elections in the sequence of elections. According to the pro-Opposition Dialogue, any agreement resulting from this forum will be mentioned among others: the reaffirmation of the strict observance of the Constitution in particular, in articles 220 and 70, regarding the number and duration of the presidential mandate of the Republic ; the application filing date and the conduct of the vote; the fate of the President of the Republic on 19 September 2016; recomposition of the CENI. Many of these points converge with the wishes of anti-Dialogue. Why then seek to plunge the huge and beautiful country in chaos, bloodshed?

    Ultimately, the three major players Joseph Kabila, Etienne Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe have dialogue under the auspices of President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo or neighboring the current Chairman of the African Union, the Chadian Idriss Deby, to clean up tripolarisé Congolese political landscape, to defuse the major crisis, the carnage, which looms on the horizon. After the tripartite delegates from each side will then quietly set up a consensual political and electoral agreement. In Gabon, the President-elect Ali Bongo seeks a dialogue with his challenger Jean Ping to stop the escalation of violence. Political ambitions should not take precedence over the best interests of the nation. The blood of Congolese have already sunk too. Highly peace!

    #27115

    A mass in memory of the Honorable Charles Mwando Nsimba was said on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 7 pm, in his Residence of Binza Pigeon in Ngaliema Commune, in the presence of several personalities, friends, acquaintances and relatives.

    In homily, the Franciscan priest, the official of the day, praised the moral and Christian qualities of the illustrious disappeared, who was an exemplary Catholic fervent. He made a testimony that went in the direction of good because in his lifetime he was enthusiastic about serving God. He died while the country is seeking the peace that Jesus Christ Himself came to proclaim. He evoked the various works he did for the Lord.

    He said that Charles Mwando Nsimba was a defender of Christian and moral values wherever he had the opportunity. For him, Charles Mwando Nsimba has recovered the peace he has always sought.

    #27182

    As every December 28, Honelex 61 honors the memory of Patrice Emery Lumumba and remembers its very first popular meeting organized in Leopoldville. Jean-Paul Kasende has included this date in his agenda since Fr. Lumumba bequeathed to the youth and politicians this important message. Indeed, on 28 December 1958 the first meeting of the Congolese National Movement was held in Leopoldville. It was based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and set itself three priority objectives: Accelerating the “democratization” of the institutions of the Belgian Congo; Independence and opposition to any form of partition of the Congo.

    Thus, each year, the initiator of Honelex61 pays tribute and reminds the Congolese what the National Hero’s struggle was. Today, in the columns of your daily newspaper, Prosperity, he returns to this episode of truth. Lumumba challenged the Congolese on their future and called them to share with courage and lucidity the hopes about their history and their past. It is the best meeting of the political life of PE Lumumba which gave the impetus of its speech of June 30, 1960. It is time that the Congolese of the center and the interior make known to the world that they do not Are in no way divided but united for the same and just cause “.

    On this historic occasion, Lumumba had given a faithful and authentic account of the work of the Conference of the Rally of African Peoples in which he had taken part, first and then he had set out the program of action of the National Congolese Movement, A typically African inspiration whose fundamental goal was the liberation of the Congolese people from the colonial regime and its attainment of independence. “We fight for truth and justice. This truth will triumph, even if it is trampled today, ‘said Lumumba.

    Honelex 61 pays tribute to this monument of Congolese politics and invites the Congolese to become aware of the political commitment taken by P-E Lumumba. He wished that the youth could take cognizance of this meeting of 28 December 1958 which, moreover, gave the decisive points to the Congolese not to give up arms against the neocolonialism. To the youth, Lumumba knew that she should live the darkest moment in relation to colonization which was more tender than neocolonialism. Lumumba call on young people to be united and not to follow the messages of politicians. ” Youth leagues in political parties are political militias ”. If the youth read this message from Lumumba, it will not be able to follow the wicked politicians but, rather, engage in a nationalist vision. This message, he said, was also addressed to the Congolese to prepare for independence and so that the Congo could not sink into tribal divisions, as we see to this day.

    He thinks that the political class remembers the content of the meeting to understand that 58 years later it is still in dialogue at the Interdiocesan Center in Kinshasa to solve a problem that P. Lumumba warned in his time. His message reproaches the contrary actions of the political leaders with regard to the first historic meeting of Lumumba of December 28, 1958. ” If people had really internalized this discourse, we could have avoided the DRC what we know today, Hui. The proof is that in dialogue there is only one religious denomination that leads the dialogue “. The political parties are more tribalized than in 1960: “In our action for the conquest of the independence of the Congo, which we want totally, we have never ceased to proclaim that we were against no one but against the Domination, injustice and abuse and that we simply want to free ourselves from the hindrances of colonialism with all its consequences “.
    P. Lumumba demonstrates that despite our independence, the Congolese must put the interest of the Nation first. According to JP Kasende, Lumumba is a hero but we do not practice his ideology because we live in moments of fear. “It was a motivational meeting, Fr. Lumumba gave a boost of courage to politicians to engage and confront colonization.” He declares that “The Congolese State will be based on the Equality, Solidarity and Fraternity of all Congolese. This is why our Movement will always oppose, with all its strength, the balkanization of the national territory under any pretext whatsoever. Ladies and gentlemen, all the forces of the country must be mobilized to participate in the achievement of the objectives we have just defined for the well-being of all.

    For this circumstance as a tribute to Patrice-Emery Lumumba, Honelex61 observed a pious thought on the occasion of the second anniversary of the death of widow Marie Opango Pauline who died two years ago on December 23, 2014.

    And to J.P. Kasende to add: “To be a Lumumbist is to bring the social to the Congolese population. Patrice-Emery Lumumba sacrificed his life for the Congo. If he returned to life, he could thank those who fought him to the death because there are some who up to this day prove that they are anti-Lumumba. On the other hand, those who call themselves Lumumbists would disappoint him because they never showed themselves to his enemies whom they loved Lumumba. If they loved Lumumba, they would, by their behavior, lead our country on the road to a great and beautiful country dreamed by P. Lumumba. A great nation is the one that gives birth to a great man, “he said.

    Peter Tshibangu

    #27187

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    MINISTRY OF FINANCE

    The Director General

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    DONE AT KINSHASA, ON 28 DECEMBER 2016

    SELE YALAGHULI

    #27188

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    MINISTRY OF FINANCE

    THE DIRECTOR GENERAL

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    DONE IN KINSHASA THE December 28, 2016

    SELE YALAGHULI

    #27189

    Solsico honors Doctor Joseph Kibangula

    This is a first in the history of the DRC and the city-province of Kinshasa, to see a union of nurses raise one of its honorary officials. This is the Solidarity of the Union of Nurses of the Congo “Solsico” which now has its offices located on Kandakanda avenue No. 54 in the commune of Kalamu. A room of this permanence will bear, forever, the name of Doctor Joseph Kibangula. It was yesterday that he himself inaugurated this meeting room in front of the executives of the Solsico as well as representatives of several unions of the nurses of different health institutions of Kinshasa. This rise is a mark of gratitude of the current staff of the Solsico and all its members to this human rights activist. Present at the site, the Coordinator of the Patriotic Movement of the Congolese Youth (MPCJ), Samy Wetshi, officially presented him the diploma of merit entitled “True Patriot”.

    It was yesterday, Wednesday, December 28, 2016, that the meeting room “Joseph Kibangula” was inaugurated. It was a surprise for this nominee “True Patriot” by the Patriotic Movement of Congolese Youth (MPCJ). The new building that serves the permanence of the Solsico has more than 7 rooms. Apart from the one named after Dr. Joseph, it should be noted that there are also two other meeting rooms dedicated to Ms Jeanne Mpwekela (Second Provincial Executive Secretary) and the current Provincial Executive Secretary, Mr. Corneille Mbala. According to him, other meeting rooms will be inaugurated very soon.

    Solidarity obliges, Doctor Joseph Kibangula was honored not only by his own, but also by the delegates and nurses of various trade union structures who had marked their presence this event. These include CNPP nurses’ unions, the Kinshasa General Provincial General Hospital (Maman Yemo), the University Clinics, the General Stewardship, the Mother and Child Center Hospital, and others.

    Merit

    The dual event ceremony allowed both to paint a picture of the person of Dr. Joseph Kibangula. Cornelius Mbala expressed himself in these terms: “the qualities of Kibangula are not to be hidden. When he arrived as Provincial Executive Secretary, at the Ngaliema clinic, he was the first person to organize the Ngaliema delegation. That’s one thing. In 1988, there was a strike of the nurses at the town hall and it was with Joseph Kibangula. Today, we are in a process called COSIC (Confederation of Nurses’ Unions) which will take place in a few weeks. It is through him that these initiatives have come. On the other hand, Ms Jeanine Umba, Provincial Secretary in charge of Finance, welcomed the work carried out by the nominee “True Patriot” who, against the winds and tides, managed to control himself by refusing to renounce his dedication In favor of nurses. “He was imprisoned several times and we were always ready to support him. We had seen him many times at the peril of his life, but now he is there on this day. Kibangula is a true fighter who deserves more than what is offered today, “she said.

    Heritage

    In his speech, Dr. Kibangula, with tears almost in his eyes, was filled with joy. Before his audience, before his speech, he observed a time of silence, revisiting his past so quickly in delusional moments. Then he took courage to utter a cry: “Vidjana! “. To the public to resume: “Cocorico, cocorico, never betray the Congo”. It was under this note of courage that he began to provide advice to his audience. “I have had several arrests in this country. What you do today is first for others and not for yourselves. Whoever has located, his ideal can then give his life to universal well-being. If we want to go further in this country and in our organizations, let us put aside differences and divisions. Cohesion will enable us to survive and advance our country. So many times in the jail, if you did not support me by shouting “justice” I will never be released. Parents, I ask you to send your children to school, to the University, that they follow training that will serve for the emergence of the country, “he hammered.

    Aubin Kandembi

    #27190

    Abbot Gaby José advocates peace and the search for the common good

    Like the father of the Catholic Church of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kinshasa, who in his Christmas exhortation invites the Congolese to demolish the old demon of the division and Of the killings, Abbé Gaby José, in his turn, looked to the same meaning, a message of peace and the search for the common good, to all Congolese so that this country, which is a blessed gift of God is moving forward.

    On the sidelines of Christmas Eve, on December 24, 2016, this vicar of the Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Parish, Abbé Gaby José speaks of a great mystery, the celebration of the nativity of Christ around which God, Man wants to live with him by bringing peace. This mystery, he continued, incarnates every Congolese God’s greatness to unite in his divinity.

    Moreover, faced with the misery of the population, the various tribulations, the political crisis, the inability of the political class to expect and the dark future of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the man of God , Wants policy to be truly a service-based ideal. Politics must be an art, to make the beneficiaries of the population happy.

    But beyond that, insists the Abbot, it is not because there is no war or crackling of bullets that there is really peace. It’s irrational! For, he says, peace is above all an inner attitude, a quietude that everyone has, to live quietly at home and make sure of the better tomorrow. It is when every people is assured of the security, legal, social guarantees … in short, of the common good we can speak of a real and effective peace.

    Prosperity: Monsieur l’Abbé, today is Christmas, the feast of the birth of Christ and peace. Emmanuel, God among men. What sense do you give to a celebration that is celebrated while peace is moving away from the Congolese more and more?

    Rev. Gaby José: Thank you very much for your question on Christmas. First, the meaning we give it is the celebration of a great mystery. It is the incarnation of God that approaches man, who comes to live with man as we say, Emmanuel. It is embodied in us. It takes our nature so that we take its greatness and we unite to its divinity. It is God who comes into us. It is the very one that was announced since the Old Testament by the prophets. He comes like a prince to bring peace. It is peace, as the documents of the Church say. It is not because there is no war that there is peace. It is not because there is the absence of crackling of balls that there is peace. But, peace, it is first of all an inner attitude, the quietude that everyone has, to live quietly, calmly at home. Peace is also to be sure of the morrow. Be sure of today. Peace also means finding what is needed. For example, for one who works, he is in peace when he receives his salary. He who is hungry has peace when he finds food, when he is not abandoned, when he is reinstated in society. This is the peace Jesus gives us. As he himself has said, he does not give peace in the manner of men. For example, a peace at the end of the canon but, as he knows and wants. A peace that brings tranquility and tranquility to the hearts of men.

    Pros: Can you reassure the faithful of the parish of Saint Vincent de Paul in particular and all Congolese in general that the peace that Christ brings can be beneficial to everyone and the entire nation?

    A.G.J: Yes. This peace, as Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo says in his exhortation, Christ is for all. There is not someone who is put aside. This peace is for everyone. But each one accepts Christ. In the narrative of the gospel we have just heard, wherever Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem, there was no place for them. That’s when they went to the stable. This peace must be accepted. For, the fact of already closing our hearts, what we close our hearts to welcome Christ. We celebrate Christmas in the manger. Yes, that’s fine, but the real crib is the heart. When we accept it to be born in our hearts, it sows this peace in our hearts. He makes this peace grow in our hearts. If each one of us accepts Christ to bring peace into his heart, we will open all the doors of houses and plots so that we may be able to respond to this peace. This peace of Christ is for everyone and even the Congolese can benefit from it.

    The Pros. An appeal to politicians so that they too are able to bring peace in their discussions and transcend their differences?

    A.G.J: Most often unfortunately, when talking politics, it is considered a lie. Politics is the place of great charity. Politics is that which is at the service of others. Politics is an ideal, then an ideal of service. Every policy is based on service, the search for the common good. One can not demonize politics only because of certain abuses. But it is a great service to make the beneficiaries of the population happy. Because this service to the people is to provide them with security, judicial and social guarantees.

    Interview by Eugène Khonde

    #27191

    Gaston Musemena Bongala, Minister of Primary, Secondary and Vocational Education, held a meeting with his colleague in charge of Vocational Training, Crafts and Crafts Guy Mikulu.

    The purpose of the exchanges between the two ministers was to harmonize views on the responsibilities of their respective ministries. Especially since the Ministry of Epsp, now headed by Gaston Musemena Bongala, recovers the technical and vocational education which, in the Matata government, was a full ministry. While the new portfolio headed by Guy Mikulu, guards and manages vocational training, different from vocational education. Harmonization of the views necessary in the eyes of two members of the government, moreover, National Deputies and Members of the same political family, the Presidential Majority, who logically defend the vision of the President of the Republic, Joseph Kabila Kabange.

    The challenge of the interviews between Gaston Musemena Bongala of Epsp and Guy Mikulu of Vocational Training, Crafts and Crafts expanded to the Directors of Cabinets of two ministers is to avoid confusion in terms of their attributions.

    This, pending the promulgation in the next few days, of the presidential order assigning the ministries.

    Gaston Musemena Bongala, PPRD executive, twice elected to the National Assembly, succeeds Maker Mwangu who broke the record of longevity in the government. The new minister intends to focus his mandate on continuity, preservation of achievements, innovation and improvement, if there are difficulties

    LPM

    #27192

    Faced with the persistent blockage at the CENCO. DRC: Militant Youth offers a way out of the crisis!

    Although it has been marginalized by the political actors R.D. Congolais, the Congolese youth is full of good heads made in the civil society. During a workshop organized on December 17, 2016, Youth of the Civil Society, anxious to contribute to the exit from the crisis in the DRC, at the Maison des Elections, reflected under three (3) thematic commissions, Namely: the thematic Election, thematic Descrition and thematic Good governance. At the end of this workshop, under the moderation of Richie Lontulungu, a litany of recommendations were formulated to finally push the political actors into discussions at the interdiocesan center, to privilege the national interest and cultivate peace.

    Given the patriotic will to participate actively in the process of reconstruction, reconciliation and development of the DRC, Youth Militant has addressed all the actors who have a parcel of power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in order to ” Attach to civic and moral values ​​that would help the country break the deadlock. The National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) can, even if it has its plan B, use these recommendations of Congolese youth who have given themselves the task of reflecting for peace and the calm electoral process in the DRC.

    Elections

    Regarding the “election theme”, in spite of the current electoral process, Youth Militant recommends that the CENI set up an electoral body that inspires confidence in all stakeholders; To make good use of the funds placed at its disposal; Fund and intensify civic and electoral education activities; To sensitize and train political parties on the electoral system in the DRC; To set up a consensual and realistic electoral calendar.

    On this, it asked the government to finance and respect the disbursement plan signed with the CENI and secure the electoral process in an impartial way.

    In the National Assembly it is recommended to pass the law on the distribution of seats and to enforce all laws relating to the organization of elections.

    Decreased

    As measures of political decrimination, Youth Militant recommends that elective institutions remain in place until the establishment of a new legislature; The release of all political prisoners and detainees of opinion by presidential pardon; An amnesty for all political exiles.

    During the transitional period, it is stressed that the Constitution of the Republic can not be amended, either by referendum or by any form whatsoever. Through a consensual voice, share power equitably at all levels: Transitional Government, Public Enterprises,

    Provincial governments (at the level of decentralized territorial entities).

    The Militant Youth also advocates for effective representation of young people and women activists in civil society in all decision-making bodies. That the police, she says, do not use real bullets in the framing of the demonstrators. In case of overflow, the police are called upon to make use of peaceful and modern methods. Thus, Youth Militant, aware of the irrefutable role of Youth in the various mutations and socio-political stakes, recommends the lifting of the measure banning recruitment and promotion of agents in public institutions.

    Good governance

    In terms of governance, Youth Militancy requires the Prime Minister who will manage the transition to compose his government in the following manner: 35% of the members of the Opposition; 35% of the Presidential Majority and, finally, 30% of the civil society.

    At the level of decentralized institutions, Militant Youth demands that the quota be in line with the government.

    Contrary to those who advocate the restructuring of the CENI, the Youth of the Civil Society opposes this maneuver to delay the electoral process in progress.

    Jules Ntambwe

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