William Clowes

William Clowes is a freelance journalist based in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Previously he was a sub-Saharan Africa analyst at a commercial due diligence firm headquartered in London.

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The Man Who Would Be King of Congo

Can the scion of Congo’s second-most famous political dynasty shepherd the country to its first peaceful transition of power?

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Kabila’s Trump Card

The U.S. president-elect probably can’t find Congo on a map. For embattled President Joseph Kabila, that’s tremendous news.

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A Constitutional Coup in Congo

After a pair of legal showdowns, President Joseph Kabila looks set to extend his term in office without holding an election.

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