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Congo-Kinshasa

Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba

Date of Birth: 14/12/1932
Place of Birth: Luluabourg, Belgian Congo, now Kananga, Congo-Kinshasa


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Kabila thriving on chaos

The 62-year-old was a confidant of the late Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, the towering figure of opposition politics who died in February, and a Deputy Secretary General of his Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS; AC Vol 58 No 4, Leader's demise imperils deal)...


Leader's demise imperils deal

The death in Brussels on 1 February of the historic, charismatic opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba from a pulmonary embolism at the age of 84 is a stark blow to the Congolese peace process...


Kabila's co-opted cabinet

Badibanga is a dissident from the main opposition party, the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social, having fallen foul of veteran party boss Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba in 2011 after he ordered UDPS candidates elected to Parliament not to take their seats...


Killers crowd in

Burying newsKinshasa, meanwhile, has also been trying to bury news of a new rebellion brewing across the former Kasai provinces, a bastion of support for opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, the head of the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social, who has so far refused to take part in Kabila's National Dialogue project (AC Vol 57 No 24, Kabila ducks and dives)...


Kabila ducks and dives

These suspicions caused the Rassemblement, a broad coalition headed by veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, head of the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS), to boycott the talks which produced the agreement...


Kabila slides into a legitimacy crisis

Running battles had broken out between police and protestors in Limete, the opposition stronghold of Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, the 83-year-old president of the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS)...


A gathering storm

There have long been heavyweights in the ranks of Congo-Kinshasa's opposition, most enduringly Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba and more recently Moïse Katumbi Chapwe...


Kabila delays, Katumbi hovers

In search of opposition consensus, Katumbi flew to Brussels for a two-and-a-half hour meeting on 4 April with Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, 83, the ailing but still politically formidable leader of the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS)...


The Kinshasa shell game

Félix Antoine Tshisekedi, son of Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, the octogenarian leader of the opposition Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS), appears to have got the better of President Joseph Kabila just as his father did in 1991 to the late President Mobutu Sese Seko...


Kabila defiant on third term

His father's sonAnother protestor is Félix Tshisekedi – son of Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, the 82-year-old veteran leader of the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social – who is in charge of UDPS external relations...


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