Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi Returns to Begin Campaign

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Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi returned home to Kinshasa on Tuesday to commence his presidential campaign. He was greeted by tens of thousands of supporters as he kicked off his campaign to replace President   Joseph Kabila in December elections Writes AP. He will be facing Joseph Kabila’s preferred successor and former Interior Minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary. Tsisekedi  has chosen Vital Kamerhe, the third placed presidential contender in the 2011 polls. If victorious he will be made Vice President. In all, 21 candidates including some  Kabila critics will be vying for the country’s top job. Read more