Kinshasa News

DR Congo to inaugurate new president on Thursday

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as DR Congo’s next president, sources in Kinshasa said, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as Democratic Republic of Congo's next president, sources said in Kinshasa, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

U.S. welcomes court certification of new Congo president

Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) who was announced as the winner of the presidential elections walks after meeting to his supporters in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 10, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 23, 2019

Simba claw Leopards to reach SportPesa Cup semis

Still smarting from that 5-0 thrashing at the hands of AS Vita in Kinshasa in a Caf Champions League match over the weekend, the Wekundu wa Msimbazi - who were backed by an estimated hostile 10,000 crowd - came out strongly from the onset in a bid to assert their authority.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

DR Congo presidential inauguration set for Thursday

By AFP Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as DR Congo's next president, sources said in Kinshasa, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

By AFP Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as DR Congo's next president, sources said in Kinshasa, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

The East African , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as DR Congo's next president, sources said in Kinshasa, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

DR Congo prepares to install Tshisekedi as president

Clashes in Kinshasa Ahead of this week's ceremony, tension was on Monday building in the capital.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

African leaders back Congo president-elect after contested poll

Kinshasa (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s president elect Felix Tshisekedi received a chorus of congratulations from African leaders on Sunday and Monday in a growing sign that his disputed election win will not be questioned internationally.

Reuters , Africa Jan 22, 2019

DR Congo prepares to install Tshisekedi as president

Kinshasa, DR Congo was on Monday making plans to install Felix Tshisekedi as its new president this week after a long and bitter election whose outcome was disputed by the runner-up and shunned by many western nations.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 22, 2019