Former Kabila spokesman Zihindula Mulegwa and opposition politician Martin Fayulu debate democracy in the DRC.
« Kabila knew clearly that he has to go by the end of last year. But what he did? He tried to manoeuvre not to have elections, » says Fayulu, who hopes to replace Kabila. « I’m not sure that by the end of this year we’ll have that transparent and credible election. » « If there is anything Kabila does not want to do, it is to stay in power for ever, » says Zihindula Mulegwa, a former spokesman for Kabila. « We are involved in voter registration right now and we expect to have elections at the end of this year. » In this week’s Arena, former government spokesman Zihindula Mulegwa and opposition politician Martin Fayulu debate the future of democracy in DR Congo.
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