Tag: Felix Tshisekedi

Heads of state meet to discuss economic integration of Rwanda, Uganda and Congo

In a bid to normalize ties between Rwanda and Uganda, through the fourth Quadripartite Heads of State Summit both President Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni met at Gatuna border. They were joined by Angolan President João Lourenço and his Congolese counterpart Félix Tshisekedi. The agenda of the meeting includes review and discussion of feedback from Uganda following a Note Verbale from Kigali dispatched on February 15. Joining CNBC Africa to speak on economic integration between countries in the region is Journalist Gonzaga Mugwana.

DRC, Angola to meditate Uganda-Rwanda dialogue

Rwanda and Ugandan leaders over the weekend met in the Angolan capital, Luanda as the host country and the Democratic Republic of Congo's leaders tried to mediate between the two East African Community neighbours. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda met at a Regional Security Summit recently hosted by Angolan President Joao Manuel Lourenco and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) leader Felix Tshisekedi. Researcher and analyst, Dr. Frederick Golooba-Mutebi joins CNBC Africa for more.

The key challenges that DRC’s new president faces

Without a prime minister for the first four months of his presidency, Tshisekedi has not been able to set out a clear legislative agenda. There are a number of challenges he will have to tackle head on.

DRC: What’s being done to turnaround the economy?

Felix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo has named Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba, the head of the country's railways as the next Prime Minister, a move that comes nearly four months after his inauguration. Soraya Aziz Souleyman, Business and Human Rights Defender joins CNBC Africa for more.

Dissecting the impact of DRC’s election results

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has been declared winner of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mr. Tschisekedi has vowed to be the president of all Congolese. Meanwhile, rival candidate Martin Fayulu has dismissed the results as “electoral coup”. For a discussion on the results of the contested elections CNBC Africa is joined by Soraya Aziz Souleymane, Development Expert and Mike Itongwa, a citizen who’s based in the eastern town of Goma.

Felix Tshisekedi’s Spokesperson talks about DRC election victory

Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition party leader Felix Tshisekedi, has been declared the surprise winner of the 30th of December 2018 elections. For more CNBC Africa is joined by ClaudeI Balanky Spokesperson for Tshisekedi.

DRC elections: Opposition leader Tshisekedi clinches surprise win in presidential election, here’s what happens next

The result sets the stage for Congo’s first democratic transfer of power, but also a tense political standoff with the potential for the kind of violence that followed polls in 2006 and 2011 whose outcome was contested.

DRC elections: Downpours,no internet drudgery and a fisherman’s find on the way to a Mandela- inspired tomorrow?

Felix Tshisekedi, the son of a former minister who studied in Belgium and set up his own delivery business in Brussels after years working in the Post Office, is fighting it out with former Exxon Mobil manage rand opposition lawmaker Martin Fayulu and the man with Kabila’s vote, former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary.