The Constitutional Court of R D Congo has a new President

Professor Dieudonné Kaluba Dibwa was elected President of the Constitutional Court of the DR Congo on April 20. He becomes ex officio President of the Supreme Judicial Council (CSM).

A highly strategic political and electoral jurisdiction in the DRC, it has operated for nearly 10 months with an interim president, presiding judge Benoit Lwamba having resigned.

He stood out in public opinion in 2020 during the so-called 100-day trial that involved Vital Kamerhe, former chief of staff to the Head of State. He defended the Republic, with Me Coco Kayudi.

He was appointed in July 2020 as a judge of the Constitutional Court along with three other judges.

Dieudonné KALUBA DIBWA, born in Mbuji-Mayi (DRCongo) on February 4, 1966 is a Doctor of Public Law and Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Kinshasa. He is also a lawyer at the Kinshasa / Gombe Court of Appeal and acts as counsel before the International Criminal Court. He is the author of several scientific publications on public law and private law, the most important of which is: “Constitutional justice in the Democratic Republic of the Congo”

It should be remembered that the Constitutional Court of R D Congo has been a founding member of the CJCA since May 2011.

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