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Congo Kinshasa

Félix Antoine Tshisekedi

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


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Kabila corners Tshisekedi

Elections to fill the 108 seats of Congo-Kinshasa's senate have delivered Joseph Kabila's political coalition a decisive majority in the upper house and handed him the power to impeach his newly installed successor Félix Tshisekedi if he chooses...


Contradictions in the contracts

Martin Kabwelulu Labilo Congo-Kinshasa's long-serving Minister of Mines declined to attend this year's Indaba preferring to remain in Kinshasa where there is much political manoeuvring for positions in the government of new President Félix Tshisekedi...


A day of portents

One of them was the sight of young militants of the Félix Tshisekedi's Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social (UDPS) roaming the streets of Kinshasa before the presidential swearing-in – alongside their former foes the police – with both with eyes peeled and fists clenched in case they spotted supporters of Martin Fayulu who was the real victor in the presidential election according to both the Catholic Church and leaked data from the electoral commission (AC Vol 60 No 2 Data leak exposes plot to steal presidential vote)...


Data leak exposes plot to steal presidential vote

The leaked data starkly contradicts the official results announced on 10 January which purport to show that another opposition candidate Félix Tshisekedi who is thought to have agreed a political fix with outgoing President Joseph Kabila had beaten Fayulu by about 650 000 votes...

Félix Tshisekedi who inherited the mantle of the UDPS when his father Etienne Tshisekedi died in 2017 will make a pliant president says insiders...

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The Twelve Fixes of Christmas

A day later Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe pulled out of the pact citing the furious reactions back home of the parties they lead – the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social  (UDPS) the largest opposition party which was founded in the early 1980s by Tshisekedi's father and the Union pour la nation congolaise (UNC) another major political player (AC Vol 58 No 11 Kabila thriving on chaos)...

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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...


Hanging on a click factor

CENI had previously responded to a series of technical questions submitted by the Union pour la démocratie et le progrès social led by Félix Tshisekedi son of the long-time oppositionist Étienne...


One province’s perilous poll

Kasaï Central has historically been a stronghold of the opposition Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social (UDPS) but its leader Felix Tshisekedi has not impressed locally having yet to set foot in the province after inheriting the mantle from his late father Etienne (AC Vol 59 No 16 Kabila names his dauphin)...


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