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Félix Antoine Tshisekedi

Date of Birth: 3 June 1963
Place of Birth: Kinshasa


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Stepping back from the brink

The announcement on 21 October that President Félix Tshisekedi would address the nation in two days generated fevered anticipation that he would dismiss his government dissolve the National Assembly and decree fresh elections...

Big mouths and empty wallets United States ambassador to Congo-Kinshasa Mike Hammer is in such regular contact with President Félix Tshisekedi that many refer to him as the country's unofficial deputy president...


Keeping up with the Kenyattas

And true enough Raila deserves credit for new policies like the BBI a new formula for sharing budgetary funds between counties and relations between Kenya and Felix Tshisekedi's government in Congo-Kinshasa...


Ballots and bishops

The presidential contest was won easily by Martin Fayulu according to leaks from CENI itself seen at the time by Africa Confidential but the commission declared Félix Tshisekedi the victor (AC Vol 60 No 2 Data leak exposes plot to steal presidential vote)...


Life without the 'Supreme Guide'

Congo-K President Félix Tshisekedi will be relieved that Burundi now has a president who does not have an overt and historic friendship with Kabila but he is likely to find that Ndayishimiye is just as ready as his predecessor to send troops into his country to pursue combatants of the Forces nationales de liberation (FNL) led by Agathon Rwasa (AC Vol 53 No 19 Aid threatened conflict up)...


Gertler tries to dodge sanctions

The unfolding saga will also cast light on how far the United States government is willing to go to help the beleaguered President Félix Tshisekedi or whether it sees him mainly as a tool to weaken the influence of former President Joseph Kabila and business allies like Gertler...


Prosecutors arrest bigwigs

Vital Kamerhe President Félix Tshisekedi's chief of staff spent Easter in Kinshasa's notorious Makala prison following his arrest and detention without bail last week...


The Kabila Strain

Then on 18 March President Félix Tshisekedi announced flight restrictions to close the country off from Europe and the Middle East...


Clash of the kings

This reflects the national clash between President Félix Tshisekedi and his predecessor Joseph Kabila over control of the money and security agencies...


More trickle-down please

The coalition of the Cap pour le changement (CACH) alliance led by President Félix Tshisekedi and ex-President Joseph Kabila's Front commun pour le Congo (FCC) is unhappy and unharmonious...


Pouring cold water on the mega dam

Félix Tshisekedi's arrival in the presidential palace has brought new complications to Inga III the gargantuan planned hydroelectric dam on the Congo River but may yet give the long-delayed project a refreshed sense of direction...

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