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KINSHASA, Congo | Congo Constitutional Court begins election appeal hearing

KINSHASA, Congo — Jan 15, 2019— Congo’s Constitutional Court has begun hearing an appeal against the presidential election results lodged by opposition candidate Martin Fayulu. Lawyers represented both Fayulu and the declared winner Felix Tshisekedi at the court Tuesday. Election commission representatives also attended. The court must rule on the appeal by Saturday. Fayulu filed … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo Constitutional Court begins election appeal hearing

KINSHASA, Congo | Supporters of Congo candidate gather to denounce ‘fraud’

KINSHASA, Congo—Jan 11, 2019—Hundreds of supporters of spurned Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu gathered in the capital on Friday to denounce what they called “the people’s stolen victory” in the presidential election. A heavy police presence was on hand as Fayulu was expected to speak. A businessman and vocal campaigner against Congo’s widespread corruption, Fayulu … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Supporters of Congo candidate gather to denounce ‘fraud’