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Felix Tshisekedi

25 Sep
The President of the DR Congo told FRANCE 24 that he wants to launch a "cry of truth" and put an end to hypocrisy by denouncing in the Tribune of the United Nations "the direct military aggression" of Rwanda against his country. Tshisekedi added that he relayed this same message to Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame during a meeting in New York, which was also attended by French President Emmanuel Macron.
28 Jan 2021
Kinshasa's parliament is expected to pass a vote of no confidence against DR Congo's prime minister. It's President Tshisekedi's latest attempt to rid himself of an onerous coalition. But his problems are far from over.
12 Sep 2019
When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightforward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von der Mark reports from Kinshasa.
15 Mar 2019
Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned hundreds of political prisoners, in a shift from his predecessor's crackdown on dissent. Many opposition figures were jailed under former leader Joseph Kabila.
24 Jan 2019
DR Congo has experienced its first transition of power via an election. Felix Tshisekedi has taken over from President Joseph Kabila despite questions over last month's vote.
24 Jan 2019
Doubts persist on Felix Tshisekedi victory at the polls. But the national and international consensus seems to be that stability is more important than democratic ideals.
11 Jan 2019
The wildcard opposition candidate has seemingly prevailed in last month's chaotic election. The son of a political legend, the relatively inexperienced leader has much to prove.
10 Jan 2019
Felix Tshisekedi has won Congo's presidential election, the election commission has announced. Tensions were high ahead of the delayed results from the long-anticipated vote to replace President Joseph Kabila.
2 Feb 2017
People in Kinshasa gather around Felix Tshisekedi's house, the son of longtime DR Congo opposition chief Etienne Tshisekedi who died at the age of 84 in Brussels.

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