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KINSHASA, Congo | Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges nationwide protests, calling himself the country’s only ‘legitimate president’

KINSHASA, Congo— January 19, 2019—Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges nationwide protests, calling himself the country’s only ‘legitimate president’ By Associated Press

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’

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo’s top electoral official says the announcement of the results of the presidential election has been postponed.

KINSHASA, Congo —Jan 06, 2019—Congo’s top electoral official says the announcement of the results of the presidential election has been postponed. . By Associated Press

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo opens polls for long-delayed presidential election

KINSHASA, Congo — People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country’s first peaceful, democratic transfer of power. Some unrest is feared after a last-minute decision to bar an estimated 1 million people from voting because of a deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the east. The decision … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo opens polls for long-delayed presidential election

KINSHASA, Congo | UN Security Council asks Congo to examine voting machine use

KINSHASA, Congo— The United Nations Security Council has called on Congo’s electoral commission to open dialogue on the use of voting machines for December elections. French Ambassador Francois Delattre, who co-headed a delegation with ambassadors from Bolivia and Equatorial Guinea, said Sunday the security council wants the commission to consider a “broad consensus.” Voting machine … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | UN Security Council asks Congo to examine voting machine use

KINSHASA, Congo | UN Security Council asks Congo to examine voting machine use

KINSHASA, Congo — The United Nations Security Council has called on Congo’s electoral commission to open dialogue on the use of voting machines for December elections. French Ambassador Francois Delattre, who co-headed a delegation with ambassadors from Bolivia and Equatorial Guinea, said Sunday the security council wants the commission to consider a “broad consensus.” Voting … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | UN Security Council asks Congo to examine voting machine use