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Congo-Kinshasa

Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba

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


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Glittering prizes from the war

Asset transfer in Kasaï In Kasaï the power base of long time opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi wa Malumba the transfer of Miba's concessions has been given a political interpretation: that Kabila who comes from Katanga is trying to marginalise the politically and financially independent Kasaïens by transferring ownership and control of their main economic asset to an unaccountable private consortium which relies on Zimbabwean troops for security...


Hanging on

Kabila has little chance of attracting weighty opposition figures such as Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba into government at least before the all-party dialogue stipulated by the Lusaka peace process which the regime and other belligerents signed up to last July...

Kabila has little chance of attracting weighty opposition figures such as Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba into government at least before the all-party dialogue stipulated by the Lusaka peace process which the regime and other belligerents signed up to last July...


Shaky movers

The opposition figure who still really matters is Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba the boss of Kasai...

The opposition figure who still really matters is Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba the boss of Kasai...


UN-convincing

But the more independent opponents of Kabila saw things differently: Jean-Pierre Bemba's Uganda-backed Mouvement pour la Libération du Congo (MLC) said it was not worth turning up; Etienne Tshisekedi chief of the most powerful unarmed opposition movement preferred to make a trip to South Africa to see Nelson Mandela...


Friends fall out

Ilunga seems to have no links with the anti-Kabila opposition in Kinshasa; he carries some clout in Katanga but not in Kasaï the territory of veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi wa Malumba...


Kabila's last throw

Etienne Tshisekedi wa Malumba who speaks for the Kasaians as leader of the Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social accuses the militias of looting and stealing...


Hard talk in Kinshasa

The Decree bans parties from affiliating in any way with foreign organisations which excludes both Bo-Boliko’s PDSC affiliated to the Christian Democrat International and Etienne Tshisekedi wa Malumba’s Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social which has observer status with the Socialist International...


Fantasy rules

Furthermore the main Congolese parties - including Etienne Tshisekedi's Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social (UDPS) Andre Bo-Boliko's Parti Démocrate Social Chrétien (PDSC) and the Parti Lumumbiste Unifié (PALU) - have refused to ask the regime to recognise them...


The military imbalance

2 million Luba Kasaï people of Mbuji-Mayi regard Etienne Tshisekedi as their leader and detest Kabila who is determined to hold on to the city and its diamond wealth...


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