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KINSHASA, Congo | Congo runner-up claims victory, will file election challenge

KINSHASA, Congo — Jan 11, 2019—Congo runner-up Martin Fayulu announced on Friday he will file a court challenge to the presidential election results, while his opposition coalition asserted he actually received 61 percent of the vote according to the findings of the influential Catholic Church’s observers. Fayulu spoke to hundreds of supporters who gathered in … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo runner-up claims victory, will file election challenge

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’