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Congo’s political standoff deepend 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. As Mr Tshisekedi’s supporters celebrated the ruling … Continue reading

Kinshasa (AFP) - The body of the opposition figurehead father of DR Congo's new president is to be repatriated to his home country two years after he died in Belgium, family members said on Tuesday. The body of longtime Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) opposition leader and former Prime Minister Etienne Tshisekedi was returned to his home country from the Belgian capital Brussels on Thursday. KINSHA, (AP) &mdh; Felix Tshisekedi h been declared the winner of the long-delayed ial , the electoral mission announced early Thursday to the surprise of many, the vt country braced Tags: congo, opposition, leader, tshisekedi, Congo opposition leader Katumbi blocked Moise Katumbi h been blocked from entering the country to register a candidate in December's long-delayed ial , a spokesman said Saturday, a Democratic Republic of 's attorney general said he h opened an investigation into reports Moise Katumbi held Italian nationality recently 2017, which may disqualify