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DR Congo set for historic political transition

– Many challenges – Tshisekedi heads the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Udps), DR Congo’s oldest and largest opposition party, which was founded and led by his father Etienne.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 24, 2019

DRC's Tshisekedi: son, heir and unexpected president

Taking over as head of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Udps), Tshisekedi steered the party his father founded through a period of growing unrest over President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down despite his term ending in 2016.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Tshisekedi: son, heir and unexpected president

Taking over as head of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Udps), Tshisekedi steered the party his father founded through a period of growing unrest over President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down despite his term ending in 2016.

The East African , Kenya Jan 24, 2019

DR Congo set for historic political transition

– Many challenges – Tshisekedi heads the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Udps), DR Congo’s oldest and largest opposition party, which was founded and led by his father Etienne.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 24, 2019

DR Congo's Tshisekedi: Son, heir and unexpected president

Taking over as head of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Udps), Tshisekedi steered the party his father founded through a period of growing unrest over President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down despite his term ending in 2016.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Congo DRC’s democratic rebirth | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The election was keenly contested between the candidate of ruling People’s Party for Reconstruction of Democracy (PPRD), Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, a former interior minister and two leading opposition figures, namely, Martin Fajulu of the Engagement for Citizenship and Development (ECD) and Felix Tshisekedi of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Udps).

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

In DRC, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

When they speak of Tshisekedi or the Udps, there is usually mention of his charismatic father.

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

DRC on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid win

Supporters of his Udps party celebrated in the streets of Kinshasa.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

Tshisekedi: In the eye of an electoral storm

Tshisekedi heads the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (Udps), DR Congo’s oldest and largest opposition party which was founded and led by his father Etienne.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 21, 2019