In DR Congo’s capital, archbishop celebrates funeral Mass for nation’s leading opposition figure
June 06, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: Tens of thousands of people attended the funeral Mass of Étienne Tshisekedi (1932-2017), who died in Belgium and has been reburied in his native land. Tshisekedi was a leading opposition figure against the dictatorship of Mobutu Sese Seko (who ruled from 1965-1997) and the regime of Joseph Kabila (who ruled from 2001 to January 2019). Tshisekedi’s son, Félix Tshisekedi, is now the nation’s president.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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