The president of the FIFA congratulates the Head of State Felix Tshisekedi for his fight against corruption, the Congolese News Agency (ACP) in its bulletin of this Monday. It was at the end of the audience that the congolese president and President-in-Office of the African Union (AU) granted Saturday February 20 at Palais de la Nation to the boss of world football, Gianni Infantino.

For this occasion, a memorandum of waiting, on the installation of the partnership for the support for the project controls school championship of football in DRC, was signed between the congolese part represented by the outgoing minister of Sport, Amos Mbayo, and the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA).

"Sama Lukonde consults", L’AVENIR announces. Indeed, the Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde Kyenge starts this Monday February 22, the consultations for the constitution of the new government.

In an official statement published on February 18, he announces to the persons in charge for the political parties, the political regroupings like to the socio-professional organizations and the civil association that the consultations begin this Monday February 22 in Kinshasa and that invitations will be launched by the protocol.

Under the title:"the bet of Sama Lukonde", LE PHARE notes that the new Prime Minister chose a shock sentence to be made hear:"My Government will be that of the warriors. A warrior Government … only the warriors will be to the front. Ministers specialized in the combat ".

The words chosen by Sama Lukonde do not appear innocent, this newspaper underlines. The former managing of Gécamines has obviously specified idea of the work which is waiting for him. It goes to the war and knows that nobody will make him the least gift. It will be necessary for him to fight, firm battle to get victories and to put the country to the good place.

FORUM DES AS devotes its front page on 27th platform of the leader of Nouvel Elan Adolphe Muzito. In this platform entitled:" 2023 Elections: Pay attention for going beyond the date", Adolphe Muzito, figures with the support, shows that with its budget in own resources, that is to say 5 billion dollars, the Tshisekedi power is unable to finance the elections and especially to hold them within the constitutional time.

What would exacerbate the crisis of legitimacy which strikes already the institutions resulting from the chaotic elections of December 2018. From where pressing need for the government for resorting to the external partners.

In the same register, CONGO NOUVEAU announces that deputy Omba, member of plenary of the CENI, have, in an interview on Top Congo, revealed that the government already took 11 months of delay in the preparation of next elections.

For its part, the Belgian government, also, conditioned its support to FATSHI, not only to the respect of the Constitution, but more especially the adequate preparation of the elections planned by 2023.

Corneille Kinsala N’soki


(CKS/Yes)