DRC vote data reveals massive election fraud – report

2019-01-16 13:35

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition leader Martin Fayulu was a clear winner in the central African nation’s December 19 polls, according to data obtained by the Financial Times

Top Africa stories: Zim fuel protests, ban on SA red meat

2019-01-15 07:32

Zimbabweans have taken to the streets to demonstrate against a sharp rise in fuel prices, and SA has been slammed with red meat bans over foot-and-mouth disease.

DRC runner-up Fayulu says country's ruling party is desperate

2019-01-14 05:58

DRC's presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu, who is challenging his election loss in court, says the government deployed armed soldiers around his headquarters because of the ruling party's "desperation".

DRC runner-up asks court to order vote recount

2019-01-12 16:39

Democratic Republic of Congo presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu confirms that he has filed a court challenge to the election results asking for a recount.

In the spotlight: DRC opposition leader Martin Fayulu

2019-01-12 07:27

Much responsibility for shaping DRC's post-election future now lies with a former oil executive who made a stellar rise from political obscurity. Read more...

DRC election runner-up to appeal to Constitutional Court

2019-01-11 17:07

The runner-up in DRC's presidential elections says he would appeal to the Constitutional Court to enforce a recount.

Tshisekedi's victory in the DRC is historic – but controversial

2019-01-11 13:16

Felix Tshisekedi may have clinched DRC's presidency but the road ahead won't be a smooth one, writes The Conversation.

Instability risk high in DRC after vote result: analysts

2019-01-11 06:32

Democratic Republic of Congo has finally delivered the result of its much-delayed presidential vote, but the risk of an explosion of violence in this notoriously unstable nation remains high, analysts say.

France says DRC runner-up is apparent winner

2019-01-10 11:06

France has challenged the outcome of DRC's presidential election, saying the declared victory of opposition chief Felix Tshisekedi is "not consistent" with the results and that his rival Martin Fayulu appears to have won.

DRC candidate Fayulu denounces 'electoral coup'

2019-01-10 08:11

The runner-up in the Democratic Republic of Congo's long-awaited presidential poll Martin Fayulu has denounced the results as an "electoral coup".


DRC court to examine election appeal from Tuesday

2019-01-15 15:00

DR Congo's Constitutional Court says it would start hearing an appeal against presidential election results that gave victory to opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi.

DRC's neighbours call for vote recount in troubled election

2019-01-14 12:05

DRC's neighbours are calling for a vote recount in the disputed presidential election and suggesting the formation of a government of national unity to avoid possible instability.

DRC's Republican Guard outside Fayulu's home

2019-01-12 16:39

Members of Democratic Republic of Congo's Republican Guard have deployed outside the home of presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu and outside the court where he is expected to file a challenge to the vote results.

DRC runner-up claims victory, will file election challenge

2019-01-12 12:43

Democratic Republic of Congo runner-up Martin Fayulu has announced he will file a court challenge to the presidential election results, while his opposition coalition asserted he actually received 61% of the vote according to the findings of the influential Catholic Church's observers.

DRC's Fayulu to release church's vote results

2019-01-11 19:36

Spurned DRC opposition candidate Martin Fayulu says he will challenge the official results of the presidential election by releasing the results of the influential Catholic Church and its 40 000 vote observers, province by province.

Supporters of DRC candidate gather to denounce 'fraud'

2019-01-11 15:39

Hundreds of supporters of spurned DRC opposition candidate Martin Fayulu have gathered in the capital to denounce what they called "the people's stolen victory" in the presidential election.

DRC vote observers say country largely calm

2019-01-11 08:14

A Congolese election observer mission says the official results of the presidential vote have been largely received with calm across the country.

DRC ruling coalition 'takes note' of Tshisekedi's provisional win

2019-01-10 13:58

DRC's ruling coalition says it has "taken note" of Felix Tshisekedi's provisional victory in the presidential elections but reserved the right to legally challenge its candidate's score.

LATEST: DRC ruling party candidate Shadary praises result

2019-01-10 10:11

The candidate of Democratic Republic of Congo's ruling party, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, who came third in the official results, has through his spokesperson congratulated the winner, Felix Tshisekedi.

The Latest: Congolese dance, cheer at opposition's win

2019-01-10 08:11

Scores of Congolese are dancing and cheering outside the electoral commission in the morning after opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was declared the winner of the presidential election.

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