DRC: Prospects for Democracy?

Martin Fayulu in conversation with Filip Reyntjens

Martin Fayulu, presidential candidate in the controversial December 2018 DRC elections, will have a conversation with professor Filip Reyntjens (Great Lakes of Africa Centre, UAntwerp) about the state of and prospects for democracy in the DRC.

14 March 2019, 19-21h, Room R001
Rodestraat 14, 2000 Antwerpen


Martin Fayulu entered politics in 2006, when he was elected as Member of Parliament in DRC. He was re-elected in 2011. In 2018 he was one of the two main opposition candidates in the DRC presidential election, the outcome of which he contests.

Filip Reyntjens is professor emeritus at the Institute of Development Policy at the University of Antwerp and member of its Great Lakes of Africa Centre.

About Great Lakes of Africa Centre

The Great Lakes of Africa Centre (GLAC) at the Institute of Development Policy (UAntwerp) has the mission to stimulate research and policy engagement, linking scholarship in and on Africa's Great Lakes region.

About Institute of Development Policy (IOB)

The Institute of Development Policy (IOB) is a multidisciplinary institute involved in academic teaching, scientific research and service to the community in the area of economic, political and social aspects of development policy.