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Cablegate: Updated List of Top Congolese Officials

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 KINSHASA 001293

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PINR CG
SUBJECT: UPDATED LIST OF TOP CONGOLESE OFFICIALS

REF: KINSHASA 1291

1. Following is a list of top Congolese government officials,
following the reshuffle of July 11, 2004:


PRESIDENT
---------

- Joseph Kabila (PPRD)


VICE-PRESIDENTS
---------------

- Azarias RUBERWA (RCD-G)
- Jean-Pierre BEMBA (MLC)
- Arthur Z'AHIDI NGOMA (pol)
- YERODIA Abdoulaye Ndombasi (PPRD)


MINISTERS
---------

Interior Mr. Theophile MBEMBA (PPRD)
Foreign Affairs Mr. Antoine GHONDA (MLC)
Regional Cooperation Mr. MBUSA NYAMWISI (RCD-K/ML)
Defense Mr. Jean-Pierre ONDEKANE (RCD-Goma)
Women & Family Affairs Ms. Faida MWANGILA (RCD-Goma)
Justice Mr. Honorius KISIMBA NGOY (pol)
Information Mr. Henri MOVA SAKANYI (PPRD)
Humanitarian Affairs Ms. Catherine NZUZI WA MBOMBO (pol)
Human Rights Ms. Marie-Madeleine KALALA (civ)
Finance Mr. Andre-Philippe FUTA (PPRD)
Industry Mr. Jean MBUYU (PPRD)
Economy Mr. Emile NGOY KASONGO (RCD-Goma)
Parastatals Mr. Celestin VUNABANDI (RCD-Goma)
Plan Mr. Alexis THAMBWE MWAMBA (MLC)
Budget Mr. Francois MWAMBA (MLC)
Agriculture Mr. Valentin SENGA (MLC)
Mines Mr. Eugene DIOMI NDONGALA (pol)
Civil Service Mr. Athanase MATENDA KYELU (civ)
External Trade Mr. Roger LUMBALA (RCD-N)
Energy Mr. KALEMA LUSONA (PPRD)
Post/Telephone/Telecom Ms. Gertrude KITEMBO (RCD-Goma)
Public Works Mr. Jose ENDUNDO (MLC)
Scientific Research Mr. Gerard KAMANDA WA KAMANDA (pol)
Transport Mr. Joseph OLENGHANKOY (pol)
Urban Affairs Mr. John TIBASIMA (RCD-K/ML)
Tourism Mr. Jose ENGBANDA (RCD-N)
Rural Development Mr. KALIBA MUNANGA (Mai-Mai)
Environment Mr. Anselme ENERUNGA (Mai-Mai)
Health Ms. Athanasie MOLEKO MOLIWA (PPRD)
Art and Culture Mr. Christophe MUZUNGU (PPRD)
Labor and Welfare Mr. Jean-Pierre LOLA KISANGA
(RCD-Goma)
Higher Education Mr. Joseph MUDUMBI (RCD-Goma)
Primary Education Mr. Constant NDOM NDA OMBEL (MLC)
Youth and Sport Mr. Omer EGWAKE (MLC)
Social Affairs Mr. INGELE IFOTO (pol)
Lands Mr. Venant TSHIPASA (pol)


VICE-MINISTERS
--------------

Foreign Affairs Mr. Robert MBUINGA MBILA (PPRD)
Intl. Cooperation Mr. Christian KAMBINGA (RCD-Goma)
Army Integration Mr. Hubert BANDA (PPRD)
Security and Order Mr. Tharcisse HABARUGIRA (RCD-Goma)
Interior Mr. Paul MUSAFIRI (MLC)
Defense Mr. Mohamed BULE (MLC)
Veterans Affairs Mr. Sylvain DELMA MBO (civ)
Justice Mr. BUNDU BUDEMA (RCD-K/ML)
Information Mr. Simon TSHITENGE (RCD-K/ML)
Mines Mr. Louis-Leonce CIRIMWAMI MUDERWA
(PPRD)
Budget Mr. Tresor KAPUKU (RCD-Goma)
Public Works Mr. Baudouin BANZA MUKALAY (RCD-Goma)
Finance Mr. Denis KASHOBA (MLC)
Parastatals Mr. TSHIMANGA BWANA (MLC)
Plan Mr. Raymond TSHIBANDA (pol)
Civil Service Mr. Desire KASHEMWA (pol)
External Trade Ms. Gertrude EKOMBE EKOFO (civ)
Agriculture Mr. Oscar NSAKULA BIDIFIKA (civ)
Energy Mr. Nicholas BADINGAKA (pol)
Transport Mr. Elias MULUNGULA (Mai-Mai)
Primary Education Mr. Masika Yalala (PPRD)
Health Mr. Aziz KUMBI (pol)
Higher Education Mr. Jerome KAMATHE LUKUNDU (PPRD)
Social Affairs Mr. Alphonse MAGBADA (MLC)
Labor and Welfare Ms. Jeanne BUMBA (PPRD)

KEY
---
PPRD = Parti du Peuple pour la Reconstruction et la Democratie

RCD-Goma = Rassemblement Congolais pour la Democratie
MLC = Mouvement pour la Liberation du Congo
RCD-K/ML = Rassemblement Congolais pour la Democratie -
Kisangani / Mouvement de Liberation

RCD-N = Rassemblement Congolais pour la Democratie - National

Mai-Mai = associated with the various Mai-Mai groups in
eastern DRC

civ = civil society
pol = unarmed political opposition
SCOTT

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