The remains of DR Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi arrive in Kinshasa | AFP

The remains of former DR Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi arrive in Kinshasa from Belgium for a funeral in his home country. Tshisekedi, a revered opponent of authoritarianism in the DR Congo, died in Belgium in 2017. His son, now President Felix Tshisekedi, had vowed to repatriate his remains.

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DRC: aerial footage of people awaiting Tshisekedi’s body | AFP

Drone footage of Kinshasa as Democratic Republic of Congo awaits the return of the remains of former opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, an emotion-laden moment for the country after his son Felix became president this year. AERIAL IMAGES of supporters waiting outside the airport

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Mass held in Kinshasa for DRC opposition leader Tshisekedi

Congoloese in Kinshasa commemorate the first anniversary of the death of veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, who died aged 84 in Belgium in February 2017. Tshisekedi was a key political rival who lost to President Joseph Kabila in disputed presidential polls in 2011. IMAGES