CONGO (RDC) | CONGO (DRC)

24-Jan-2019 to 09:19

Several states congratulate President-elect Tshisekedi

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) by Mathias Odiekila — The United States of America, whose ambassador Mike Hammer met Tuesday with Felix-Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi, and the Republic of Congo are among the states that sent congratulatory messages Wednesday to the president-elect, who takes the oath office on Thursday at the Palais de la Nation in Kinshasa.

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22-Jan-2019 to 23:49

DRC: EU recognises Tshisekedi’s election

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) By Mathias Odiekila — The European Union has announced it would recognise the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the wake of last month's presidential polls.

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22-Jan-2019 to 12:34

Félix Tshisekedi - a man of challenges to lead DRC

APA Kinshasa (DRC) by Mathias Odiekela — Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, age 56, the President-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a man with many daunting challenges, and who has faced many obstacles on his political path.

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21-Jan-2019 to 15:50

DRC: Félix Tshisékédi’s swearing-in on Thursday

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — The swearing in of Félix Tshisekédi as the 5th president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which was scheduled for Tuesday, will now take place on Thursday, Vidiye Tshimanga, spokesman for Tshisekedi has announced.

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12-Jan-2019 to 14:23

DRC:Troops ‘surround’ opposition candidate’s home

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — There is heightening post-electoral tension in the Democratic Republic of Congo where the home of Martin Fayulu, a losing opposition candidate in last month’s election has been surrounded by government troops.

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10-Jan-2019 to 18:52

DRC: Poll dispute descends into deadly violence

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — Four people including two police officers in the Democratic Republic of Congo were killed as a post-electoral dispute descended into violence on Thursday.

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10-Jan-2019 to 18:20

DRC church poll results differ from official outcome

APA-Kinshasa (RD Congo) — The Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo (CENCO) has said its “collected data” did not match provisional results published on Thursday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), which gave victory to opponent contender Felix Tshisekedi in last month’s presidential poll.

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