Home News DR Congo sacks more than 250 'fake' or corrupt judges Tuesday April 17 2018 DR Congo President Joseph Kabila. He has sacked more than 250 magistrates accused of corruption. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary President Joseph Kabila sanctions "more than 200 individuals who do not fulfil the conditions to function as magistrates".Press reports said a total of 256 were either suspended or sacked, two others resigned while another was put on retirement.In 2009, Kabila sacked 96 judges accused of corruption, a scourge in the mineral-rich country, including within the government. Advertisement By AFP More by this Author Related Stories Mon Jan 01 13:41:33 EAT 2018 UN urges Kabila to keep promise to step down Kabila has been in power since 2001. Fri Apr 13 11:57:05 EAT 2018 Aid conference for DR Congo sets sights on $1.7bn Sun Mar 25 19:08:39 EAT 2018 Europe upset after DR Congo rejects aid Sat Apr 07 13:29:43 EAT 2018 Kabila commits to polls, but donors, opposition uneasy Advertisement In the headlines Looking back at the Kagame year at AU As head of reform team since 2016, his goal has been to wean the AU off donor funding. Economic trouble in Tanzania? Let in the army Magufuli says the army is being deployed to defend the nation in its economic war. Karamoja: Uganda's tourism frontier Media council sues Tanzania govt over press freedom Ethiopia misses decent toilet target EU: Tanzanian govt pressure on envoy forced his recall How Kenyan police let in Somalia's Shabaab bombers Are refugees in EA welcome or not?