Félix Tshisekedi met personally with the site manager to see the progress of the work, the first part of which has already been disbursed. According to some family sources, the funeral of Etienne Tshisekedi could be organized next May.

In addition, the widow, Marthe Tshisekedi, is still in Brussels because, according to custom, she cannot move until her late husband is buried, a source informs the family. Etienne Tshisekedi died on February 1, 2017 following a pulmonary crisis in Belgium.