DRC’s Catholic Church Challenges Presidential Election Results

By: VOA News The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo is challenging the official results of last month’s presidential election, saying they do not match the vote tallies collected by the church’s election monitors. The country’s election board, CENI, announced that opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi won the election with just over 38 percent of the vote. The results were a surprise after pre-election surveys projected that another opposition candidate, Martin Fayulu, would prevail. The body representing Congo’s…

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DRC Opposition Leader Wins Elections But Who Is Really Felex Tshisekidi?

Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo was born in Kinshasa 13 June 1963. Nicknamed “Fatshi”, short for three of his names Felix Antoine Tshilombo. Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo studied business and marketing. He became leader of UDPS in March 2018. Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo was one of the main opposition candidates vying for votes in this month’s presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo father of five, mostly known for being the son of the late veteran opposition leader Etienne…

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