10 December 2018
DRC leader Joseph Kabila is still interested in running for president in 2023, after leading the country for 17 years.
Kabila is expected to leave office after the elections on December 23, which will be the first democratic transition of power since Kabila took office in 2001.
Many leaders on the African continent have been known for clinging on to power beyond the democratic time frame. Here's a list of leaders who have not let go of power.