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DRC’s Tshisekedi to visit Uganda, business top on agenda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi will Saturday November 9, 2019 preside over the 1st Uganda – DRC Business Forum, in what will be the highlight of his three-day state visit. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) president is expected in the country in time for the forum …

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DRC: Tshisekedi finally forms coalition government

DR Congo announces new govt seven months after president inaugurated Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP |  The Democratic Republic of Congo announced a coalition government Monday, seven months after the inauguration of new president Felix Tshisekedi. “The government is finally here. The president has signed the decree and we will …

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DR Congo awaits repatriation of former opposition leader’s body

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP |  Democratic Republic of Congo awaited Thursday the delayed return of the remains of former opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, an emotion-laden moment for the country after his son Felix became president this year. A revered opponent of authoritarianism in DRC, Tshiskedi died in Belgium in February …

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Tshisekedi finally appoints PM, Katumbi returns to DRC

  Lubumbashi, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Monday named a government veteran, Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba, as the next prime minister, a move that came nearly four months after his inauguration. Ilunga Ilunkamba was appointed under “the political agreement” between Tshisekedi and his predecessor Joseph …

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COMMENT: The road ahead for the DRC

To secure the political transition Tshisekedi will have to reach out to presidents Kagame, Museveni COMMENT : ADITI LALBAHADUR | Project Syndicate | In the early hours of January 10, election authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo finally announced that Félix Tshisekedi, leader of the opposition Union for Democracy and …

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DR Congo ushers in new era, Tshisekedi falls ill

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in on Thursday as president of Democratic Republic of Congo, marking the country’s first-ever peaceful handover of power after chaotic and bitterly-disputed elections. Tshisekedi took the oath of office before receiving the national flag and a copy of the …

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