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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday congratulated Democratic Republic of Congo president-elect Felix Antoine Tshisekedi on his victory in the presidential elections in that country. He also congratulated outgoing president Joseph Kabila for the manner in which his government conducted the election. In his congratulatory message, President Mnangagwa said he was looking Continue Reading:
“Congo is free at last,” wailed an old woman, tears streaming down her cheeks. “We have waited years for this moment!” Two young girls behind her gyrated their hips and sang, “Bye-oh Kabila,” again and again. A senior adviser to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has said that he accepts the Presidential Victory […]Continue Reading:
KINSHASA, CONGO — The latest on Congo’s presidential election (all times local): 11:55 p.m. France’s U.N. ambassador says the Security Council is keeping close watch on vote counting in the presidential election in Congo. Ambassador Francois Delattre spoke Friday at U.N. headquarters after a closed-door council meeting that France called. The council Continue Reading:
The European Union (EU) has condemned the Democratic Republic of Congo’s decision to expel its ambassador ahead of crucial elections on Sunday. The order for Bart Ouvry to leave within 48 hours was “completely unjustified”, an EU spokeswoman said. DR Congo said it had taken the decision in retaliation for sanctions imposed on ruling party […]Continue Reading: