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.
Articles by William Clowes
Felix Tshisekedi, the son of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi takes part in a funeral wake for her late husband, in Brussels on February 5, 2017. 
A three-day funeral wake in memory of Tshisekedi started on February 3, 2017 after the main DRC opposition leader died in Brussels aged 84 on February 1, 2017. / AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Felix Tshisekedi, the son of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi takes part in a funeral wake for her late husband, in Brussels on February 5, 2017. A three-day funeral wake in memory of Tshisekedi started on February 3, 2017 after the main DRC opposition leader died in Brussels aged 84 on February 1, 2017. / AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 04:  President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila listens to remarks before a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the Department of State August 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama will promote business relationships between the United States and African countries while hosting the first-ever leaders summit, where 49 heads of state will be meeting in Washington over the next three days.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 04: President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila listens to remarks before a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the Department of State August 4, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama will promote business relationships between the United States and African countries while hosting the first-ever leaders summit, where 49 heads of state will be meeting in Washington over the next three days. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila looks on at the 32nd summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at Maputo's Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre on August 17, 2012 in Maputo. During their two day meeting the heads of the 15 nation bloc will turn their attention to conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as the the border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania. A quarter of a million people have fled the eastern DRC since April when a rebel group calling itself the M23 took up arms against the government. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN        (Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/GettyImages)
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila looks on at the 32nd summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at Maputo's Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre on August 17, 2012 in Maputo. During their two day meeting the heads of the 15 nation bloc will turn their attention to conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as the the border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania. A quarter of a million people have fled the eastern DRC since April when a rebel group calling itself the M23 took up arms against the government. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN (Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/GettyImages)
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