|Bruno Tshibala Nzenze|
|Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo|
7 April 2017
|Preceded by||Samy Badibanga|
|Born||1955 (age 61–62)|
|Political party||Union for Democracy and Social Progress|
Bruno Tshibala Nzenze (born 1955) is a Congolese politician who has been Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo since April 2017.
He began his political career while still a student in April 1980 at the age of 25 when he joined a leftist political party in Zaire during the rule of Mobutu Sese Seko.
On 7 April 2017, President Joseph Kabila appointed him as Prime Minister during a nationwide televised address.
On 9 October 2016, he was arrested at Kinshasa International Airport when he was about to board a plane to Brussels and was held at Makala Central Prison. The Attorney General accused him of organizing demonstrations on 19 and 20 September 2016 in Kinshasa. He was later granted a provisional release on 29 November 2016.
|Prime Minister of the
Democratic Republic of the Congo