Congo's new president Felix Tshisekedi has come to office with ambitious plans. He wants to fight poverty, lower unemployment and raise wages.
More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exploitation and rigidity, many foreigners still dream of Arabia.
The body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels, two years after his death. It was delayed over concerns that the opposition would call to oust then-President Joseph Kabila.
After his election victory last December, the performance of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is up for scrutiny. He has yet to name a prime minister and cabinet.
The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government, who was chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents? And what can the Congolese expect from him?
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