Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo was born in Kinshasa 13 June 1963. Nicknamed “Fatshi”, short for three of his names Felix Antoine Tshilombo. His father founded opposition UDPS in 1982. He left for Belgium in 1985. Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo is one of the main opposition candidates vying for votes in this month’s presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but Louise Dewast considers if he can escape his father’s shadow.
Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo father of five, mostly known for being the son of the late veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, but he insists he is not trying to compete with his father’s reputation.