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KINSHASA, Congo | Congo’s runner-up seeks manual recount of all elections

KINSHASA, Congo —Jan 12, 2019—The ruling coalition of Congo’s outgoing President Joseph Kabila has won a large majority of national assembly seats, the electoral commission announced early Saturday, while the presidential election runner-up was poised to file a court challenge alleging fraud. The national assembly majority sharply reduces the chances of dramatic reforms under the … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo’s runner-up seeks manual recount of all elections

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo’s ruling coalition wins majority in national assembly

KINSHASA, Congo—Jan 12, 2019— The ruling coalition of Congo’s outgoing President Joseph Kabila has won a large majority of seats in the national assembly. The electoral commission announced the results early Saturday. That sharply reduces the chances of dramatic reforms under the declared presidential election winner, opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi. The election runner-up accuses Tshisekedi … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo’s ruling coalition wins majority in national assembly