Congo’s main opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi, dies at 84 — The Crusader Journal

By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s veteran opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels aged 84, his party said on Wednesday. Tshisekedi stood up to Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled the country then known as Zaire, for more than three decades before Mobutu was overthrown by Rwanda, Uganda and other […]

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DR Congo’s path to peaceful democratic transition just got narrower — Quartz

Kinshasa, DR Congo On the evening of Feb. 1, Etienne Tshisekedi died in hospital in Brussels, leaving behind a gaping hole in the façade of the Congolese opposition. Tshisekedi’s passing has opened vacancies for the presidencies of both the Democratic Republic of Congo’s largest and oldest opposition party and the Rassemblement, a political coalition united around […]

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Congo-Kinshasa: Opposition Leader Tshisekedi Dies At 84 — The New Day

Longtime opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has died in Brussels, after traveling there last week for a medical check-up. In Kinshasha, police used tear gas on his supporters who had gathered to mourn their hero. Tshisekedi was a crusading voice for political pluralism and democracy in Congo, whose politics since independence in 1960 from Belgium has […]

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URGENT!! ETIENNE TSHISEKEDI EST MORT L’ACCORD DOIT ETRE REDISCUTER — JOURNALISTE PATRIOTE

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Kabila-Tshisekedi : Fronts Politiques Diamétralement Opposés aux Résultats Nuls ? — The Eastern Congo Tribune

Il m’est difficile d’affirmer qu’en politique il n’est jamais tard de récupérer une situation perdue. Je considère plutôt que c’est une grosse erreur de ne pas réaliser qu’un chemin entrepris n’était bien pas celui qu’on devait prendre. Cette erreur me devient monumentale si le passager persiste alors qu’il a réalisé être devant le chemin erroné. […]

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Message de voeux de Tshisekedi wa Mulumba

Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba

[Today in History] December 14th

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1882 – Henry Morton Stanley returns to Brussels from the Congo

BIRTHDAYS

1932 – Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, politician and former prime minister, is born in Kananga, West Kasaï Province