It is a case that social networks have reveled in and which has been, for a few hours, blessed bread for the slayers of the Felix Tshisekedi regime. This Monday, October 17, a presenter from the RTNC, the Congolese national television, read a presidential order recording a series of new military appointments, a strategic area.
She announced the designation of Floribert Kisembo Bahemuka as operational commander of the northern zone of Equateur. This very quickly caused a stir, and for good reason: this general has been dead for eleven years. He was killed on April 30, 2011 during fighting in Ituri (East).
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“It’s a pronunciation error,” said reacted near Young Africa Erik Nyindu Kibambe, communications director for the Congolese presidency. A very important and suspicious error, as the two names are so different. In a press release issued on Wednesday, the presidency tried to put an end to the controversy: it is General Kisebwe Lamuseni (and not Kisembo Bahemuka) who has been appointed, it is written. “He is alive and well and we wish him long life”, concludes Erik Nyindu Ambitious.