Félix Tshisekedi

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Félix Tshisekedi
Félix Tshisekedi (september 2018).jpg
Tshisekedi in September 2018
5th President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Assumed office
25 January 2019
Prime MinisterBruno Tshibala
Sylvestre Ilunga
Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde
Preceded byJoseph Kabila
Leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress
Assumed office
31 March 2018
Preceded byÉtienne Tshisekedi
Personal details
Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo

(1963-06-13) 13 June 1963 (age 58)
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political partyUDPS

Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo[1] (born 13 June 1963)[2] is a Congolese politician. He is the leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress, the oldest and largest opposition party of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[3]

On January 9, 2019, he was elected the President of the DRC.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Félix Tshisekedi investi candidat du parti historique d'opposition UDPS en RDC". Voice of America (in French). 31 March 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  2. Boisselet, Pierre (15 June 2017). "RDC : Félix Tshisekedi, au nom du père". Jeune Afrique (in French). Retrieved 26 May 2018.
  3. Clowes, William (25 May 2018). "Congo Opposition Leaders Mull Unity Candidate for Delayed Vote". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. "Opposition named winner in DR Congo poll". BBC News. 2019-01-10. Retrieved 2019-01-10.