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Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death

31 May 2019

KINSHASA The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome after a two-year wait in a Belgian morgue because of a ban on his return.

Congo president turned down predecessor's PM pick - sources

09 Apr 2019

KINSHASA/BRUSSELS Former Congolese President Joseph Kabila wanted his successor, Felix Tshisekedi, to appoint Albert Yuma, a Kabila ally and chairman of state mining company Gecamines, as prime minister, but Tshisekedi refused, sources familiar with the matter said.

Congo arrests rebel leader wanted for mass rape

04 Apr 2019

KINSHASA A Congolese rebel leader accused of orchestrating mass rapes and other atrocities has been caught, Democratic Republic of Congo's army said on Thursday.

Congo suspends seating of new senators following disputed election

18 Mar 2019

KINSHASA President Felix Tshisekedi's Congo government on Monday blocked newly-elected senators from taking office after a disputed vote that gave allies of his predecessor an overwhelming majority in the upper house of parliament.

Congo suspends seating of new senators following disputed election

18 Mar 2019

KINSHASA, March 18 President Felix Tshisekedi's Congo government on Monday blocked newly-elected senators from taking office after a disputed vote that gave allies of his predecessor an overwhelming majority in the upper house of parliament.

Congo ex-leader Kabila's coalition wins decisive senate majority

15 Mar 2019

KINSHASA Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's coalition won a clear majority in senate elections on Friday, officials said, further undermining his successor Felix Tshisekedi's ability to govern independently.

Congo ex-leader Kabila's coalition wins decisive senate majority

15 Mar 2019

KINSHASA, March 15 Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's coalition won a clear majority in senate elections on Friday, officials said, further undermining his successor Felix Tshisekedi's ability to govern independently.

Congo's Kabila says he is 'without regret' ahead of power handover

23 Jan 2019

KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo's outgoing President Joseph Kabila said he would hand over power on Thursday "without regret" and called on Congolese to support his successor, Felix Tshisekedi.

African leaders back Congo president-elect after contested poll

21 Jan 2019

KINSHASA 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.

Congo political crisis deepens as top court rejects vote challenge

21 Jan 2019

KINSHASA Congo's political standoff deepened on Sunday after the top court backed the contested presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, then his main rival rejected the ruling, called for protests and declared himself leader. | Video

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