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Félix Tshisekedi

Congolese politician

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]

Félix Tshisekedi
Félix Tshisekedi (september 2018).jpg
Tshisekedi in September 2018
5th President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Elect
Assuming office
25 January 2019
Prime MinisterVital Kamerhe (designated)
SucceedingJoseph Kabila
Leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress
Assumed office
31 March 2018
Preceded byÉtienne Tshisekedi
Personal details
Born
Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo

(1963-06-13) 13 June 1963 (age 56)
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political partyUDPS

On January 9, 2019, he was declared the President-elect of the DRC.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  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.