Tshombe


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Tshombe

(ˈtʃɒmbɪ)
n
(Biography) Moise (məʊˈiːz). 1919–69, Congolese statesman. He led the secession of Katanga (1960) from the newly independent Congo; forced into exile (1963) but returned (1964–65) as premier of the Congo; died in exile
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Irwin explores the secession movement of Moise Tshombe for Katangan statehood (but allied with Belgian colonialism) against the nation-building efforts of Patrice Lumumba in the Congo (203-18).
After Congolese Independence in June 1960, Moise Tshombe declared, with Belgian support, the secession of Katanga.
It centres on the attack of 150 UN Irish troops led by Commandant Pat Quinlan in the Congo in 1961 after the pro-Western leader Moise Tshombe took control of the Katanga region and killed the Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba.
As the political situation fluctuated, he helped Tshombe flee and return to the Congo.
by Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad, Lukamba-Muhiya Tshombe and Ernest Peprah Ababio.
Tshombe was known to be close to the Belgian industrial companies that mined the resource-rich province.
He was on his way to meet Moise Tshombe, the leader of the Katangese secessionist movement.
Because Katanga's anti-communist leader Moise Tshombe announced his intention to resist the takeover of the province by a Moscow favorite named Patrice Lumumba, to proclaim independence, and to have nothing to do with communism.
27) The Katangan Air Force operated a small number of Fouga Magister jet aircraft, one of which allowed Moise Tshombe (1919-69)'s regime to establish temporary air superiority over Congo, thereby seriously disrupting the operations of the United Nations peacekeeping and peace enforcement forces operating in that country, and compelling the UN to plan and execute a complex air-ground campaign to eliminate the Katangan air threat.
Abd al-Khalig Mahjoub, the late secretary of the Communist Party of Sudan warned in the 1960s that the South Sudanese rebels in their anger against Khartoum might be drawn to the example of Moise Tshombe rather than Patrice Lumumba.