Ahead of the presidential election in DRC, Bomoko held a panel discussion at the Press Club of Washington DC in which our panel of experts shared their unique perspectives on the current electoral climate and what change really looks like for Congolese. The event, which took place on December 6, 2018 featured welcome remarks from Honorable Herman J. Cohen, Former Ambassador and Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. Guests speakers included:

  • Eric Mboma, Director of Choiseul Africa Capital
  • Sarah Gardiner, Investigative Analyst at The Sentry
  • Professor Léon Tshilolo, Director of Bomoko

The evening was moderated by Amini Kajunju, Executive Director of IUGB Foundation. Following the panel discussion, guests were invited to mingle and exchange with key stakeholders based in the Congo and in the US advocating for a brighter future for the DRC. Please see some pictures from the evening below