Tshisekedi 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

US recognises Tshisekedi after controversial DR Congo vote

The United States on Wednesday recognised Felix Tshisekedi as the next president of DR Congo, casting aside concerns over the election as it hailed a historic peaceful transfer of power.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

In DRC, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father's shadow to become Democratic Republic of Congo's next president.

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

EU, AU urge DRC leader to unite country after tense polls

The European Union and African Union on Tuesday committed to work closely with Democratic Republic of Congo's president-elect Felix Tshisekedi, backing off reservations about the disputed vote.

News 24 , South Africa 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

Tshisekedi is the son of the late veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, who died in February 2017, aged 84.

The East African , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Tshisekedi is the son of the late veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, who died in February 2017, aged 84.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Congo is trapped in a never-ending nightmare

When the ruling Common Front for Congo (FCC) coalition candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, was headed for defeat, opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi became Kabila’s preferred candidate.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019