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In 1998, a constitutional committee drew up a list of 250 people who would not be allowed to run for President, including Tshisekedi.
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The party remains popular in Congo's capital Kinshasa, the two Kasai and homme cherche femme pour passer du bon temps Bas-Congo provinces as well as other provinces, 14 with its main goal being a non-violent change to democratic rule.12 After the second coup of Mobutu, in 1965, Tshisekedi held ministerial positions.At that time, Tshisekedi formed the country's first opposition party, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (udps to counter the ruling MPR.17 He officially confirmed his candidacy in December 2010 at a congress of his party in Kinshasa, which was the first official party congress since the party formed in 1982.41 References edit a b "DR Congo rebels cement alliance"."Congo Electoral Commission Says Presidential Elections homme cherche femme udine to Be Held Nov.3, Joseph Kabila déclaré élu, Tshisekedi se proclame président "Congo's Tshisekedi swears himself in".Citation needed Under Mobutu's regime, Aponet Potia (Secretary General of the MPR) tried delivering money to Tshisekedi in the middle of the night, but Tshisekedi refused."An Anatomy of Autocracy: Mobutu's Era".Robert Esaki, "Etienne Tshisekedi evacuated to Belgium for medical treatment", Congo Planet, Lucien Dianzenza, "udps : Étienne Tshisekedi évacué à Bruxelles", adiac, (in French).
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Tshisekedi was supported by about 80 political parties, but he had adversaries within the opposition, such as Vital Kamerhe, Nzanga Mobutu (son of the former dictator and Senate president Kengo Wa Dondo.
Prime Minister of the country (then called, zaire ) on three brief occasions: in 1991, 19921993, and 1997.
West Kasai ) and obtained a doctorate diploma in 1961 at the Lovanium University School of Law in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa he was the first Congolese to ever get a doctorate diploma in law.
"RDC: Le siège de l'udps à Kinshasa cambriolé".Political Risk Services (2001).A long-time opposition leader, he served.Adam Nossiter (12 December 2011).Smith, David (29 November 2011).10 Political career edit Tshisekedi's career was intertwined with the political history of his country; Congo won independence in 1960 from Belgium.4 Tshisekedi rejected the results announced by the ceni, the body responsible for the organization of elections, saying that they did not reflect the will of the people, and declared himself the "elected president" of Congo.