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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 | The Latest: Congo police gather outside electoral commission

KINSHASA, Congo  —Jan 08, 2019—The Latest on Congo’s presidential election (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Anti-riot police are gathering outside Congo’s electoral commission as the country awaits the first results of the presidential election. Several dozen officers are in the quiet street as midnight approaches. Some opposition parties are urging the electoral commission to release … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | The Latest: Congo police gather outside electoral commission