March 20, 2019
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DR Congo opposition leader calls for ‘peaceful resistance’ against new president

DR Congo opposition leader Martin Fayulu pronounced his first speech during a rally on Saturday since losing a disputed election, rejecting any outreach by the new president, Félix Tshisekedi, and calling for “peaceful resistance”. Fayulu has denounced an “electoral coup” orchestrated by former president, Joseph Kabila, with the blessing of Tshisekedi. Kabila, who ruled Continue Reading:

Massive rigging in DR Congo elections unearthed

The people of the Democratic Republic of Congo may have just experienced one of the biggest electoral frauds in recent history. The country’s electoral commission this month announced opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as the winner of a historic election marking the end of President Joseph Kabila’s 18 years in power. But a Financial Times analysis of two […]Continue Reading:

VP Chiwenga arrives in DR Congo

Vice President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga has arrived in Kinshasa for the inauguration ceremony of the DRC President-elect Felix Tshisekedi Tshisekedi is expected to be sworn in as the President of the DRC, following the December 30 harmonised elections. The President-elect surprised many when the over 60 million Congolese put their trust in him, winning […]Continue Reading:

SADC demands GNU in DRC following disputed election

THE southern African regional body Sadc has called for a unity government in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the disputed presidential election. All political leaders should agree a negotiated settlement, it said. Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi was declared winner but another opponent of the current administration, Martin Fayulu, insists he won. He Continue Reading: