CONGOLESE NEWS AGENCY (ACP) reports in its bulletin of this Wednesday October 14, that the questions referring to the good functioning of constitutional Court in Democratic Republic of Congo were mentioned during the audience that the president of the Republic, Félix Tshisekedi granted to, on Tuesday at Cité de l’Union Africaine, Jeanine Mabunda Lioko and Alexis Thambwe Mwamba, respectively presidents of the National Assembly and the Senate.
"We discussed in a completely sincere way with the Head of State on the questions concerning the good functioning of the constitutional Court", Alexis Thambwe Mwamba declared in the press.
The newspaper L’AVENIR also comes back on the constitutional Court and mentions: "Tshisekedi, Mabunda and Thambwe consult each other ". The newspaper notes that following the request of the institution Parliament (national Parliament and Senate), the president of the Republic Felix Tshisekedi held a restricted inter-institutional meeting in the Institution President of the Republic and Parliament. According to an official statement of the communication Cell of the Parliament, this media reports, it was question during this working session of constitutional Court and service of taking oath of the judges recently named within this institution.
L’AVENIR informs, in another chapter, that "the Government greets the budgetary support of the BAD of approximately US 142 million". This tabloid reports that the Economic Committee of economic situation takes note of the budgetary support of the African Bank of Development (BAD), of approximately142 million American dollars. It is information delivered at the end of its weekly meeting that usually the Prime Minister, Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba chairs.
FORUM DES also focuses on the service of taking oath of three new judges and mentions:"In front of Fatshi, Mabunda and Thambwe oppose the texts". This newspaper mentions that: here is the controversy on the presidential orders naming the high-ranking magistrates. This time the debate left the political agora and the initiates circles to the legal mysteries to settle at the top of the State, this tabloid reveals. Stake: to mark out the service of taking oath of three new judges recently named within the constitutional Court; Forum Des As thinks.
This newspaper mentions that the problem of these nominations is not problem of the FCC which is hyper majority within the National Assembly and the Senate. However, it continues, constitutionally it is impossible to organize the service of taking oath, first act of entry in function, without the presence of two rooms. The speaker of the Upper House, Alexis Thambwe reduced his language: "We simply said to the President that we are attached to the Constitution and the laws of the country".
AFRICA NEWS sees further on what annoys at the constitutional Court and speaks about a refusal of the Parliament to organize the service of taking oath of the 3 judges named by the president and mentions on its front page: "It is the crisis!" For this newspaper, in clear terms, the meeting of Tuesday between the president of the Republic and the presidents of two Rooms of the Parliament didn’t give good result. The hosts of president Tshisekedi remained categorical in the logic of their political regrouping, FCC, which shouts high and strong that the last orders of the Head of State on the establishment of the magistrature beach the Constitution.
This tabloid reveals that the members of the FCC ask the president to postpone these orders. For this reason, Alexis Thambwe Mwamba and Jeanine MabundaLioko, after the audience granted to them by the Head of State on the question relating to the constitutional Court, said their attachment to the texts.
Corneille Kinsala N’soki