All the President’s Wealth report may help explain why Joseph Kabila, who was due to leave presidency last year, argues DRC cannot afford to hold elections

The president currently clinging to power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and his family have a vast network of businesses thought to have generated hundreds of millions of dollars in revenues since 2003 and reaching into almost every sector of the country’s economy, according to a report.

Joseph Kabila was supposed to step down last year after 16 years as president, but has refused to go, arguing that his country cannot afford to hold elections.

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