Didier Etumba Longomba

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Didier Etumba Longomba
Birth name Didier Etumba Longomba
Born (1955-07-15) July 15, 1955 (age 59)
Basankusu, Équateur
Allegiance  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Service/branch Land Forces
Rank Army general
Commands held

Didier Etumba Longila (born July 15, 1955, Basankusu, Equateur province) is the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo. As of November 17, 2008, he had the rank of Lieutenant General. Before becoming the chief of general staff, he was the chief of naval staff.[1] He currently holds the rank of army general.[2]

Career[edit]

A list of Didier Etumba's promotions and appointments.[2][3]

  • 1994 — Major
  • June 1997 — Commander
  • June 1998 — Chief of staff of military intelligence
  • October 2000 — Lieutenant colonel
  • February 2002 — Colonel, director of foreign military intelligence
  • August 2003 — Brigadier general
  • June 2007 — Major general (rear admiral), chief of naval staff
  • 2008 — Lieutenant general, chief of general staff
  • 2013 — Army general

References[edit]

  1. ^ Congolese military chef sacked BBC.
  2. ^ a b Joseph Kabila meets with security council Digital Congo. Published 5 November 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  3. ^ US diplomatic cable, 2008
Military offices
Preceded by
Dieudonne Kayembe Mbandakulu1
Chief of General Staff of the FARDC
2008 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Notes and references
1. [1] République Démocratique du Congo : L’armée doit arrêter l’utilisation d’enfants soldats