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Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba

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


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Missing you already

Two years and four months after the old man passed away the body of veteran Congolese politician Étienne Tshisekedi finally returned from Brussels to Congo-Kinshasa on 30 May...

Étienne Tshisekedi was a devout Catholic but the President periodically attends a church that is a member of the ECC...


A day of portents

Tshisekedi was born in Kinshasa but his famous father Etienne Tshisekedi was a Luba from Kasaï Central...


Militias flex their muscles

They opted for Martin Fayulu an articulate national parliamentarian who can mobilise the Kinshasa street but the next day Félix Tshisekedi son of the late and perennial opposition candidate Etienne Tshisekedi pulled out quickly followed by former information minister Vital Kamerhe...


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)...

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)...

Most of the coalition has lined up behind Etienne Tshisekedi's son Félix Tshisekedi and Pierre Lumbi Okongo President of the G-7 a group of seven political parties which left the MP in September 2015 and backs Moïse Katumbi Chapwe a one-time Kabila ally and former Governor of Katanga to become the next president...

'Bruno was close to Etienne Tshisekedi as an individual but very distant from the rest ' said one UDPS official...


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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...


Graft disrupts long goodbye

The allies of oppositionist Etienne Tshisekedi calculate this latest political contest will be decided more by the numbers of the street than the discreet work of lobbying firms in Washington...


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