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Voters in Beni and Butembo, towns in northeastern DRC ravaged by conflict and an Ebola epidemic, have taken part in long-delayed elections.
Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in as the Democratic Republic of Congo's new president after an election fraught with delays and doubts.
The United States has recognised Felix Tshisekedi as the next president of DR Congo, casting aside concerns over the election as it hailed a historic peaceful transfer of power.
Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father's shadow to become Democratic Republic of Congo's next president.
Democratic Republic of Congo's police have dispersed a gathering on Monday of supporters waiting to hear a speech by presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu, his spokesperson said.
The EU says that "doubts remain" over the result of the DRC's disputed election, after the country's highest court declared Felix Tshisekedi president, outraging opponents.
Regional powers hailed Felix Tshisekedi on Sunday as DR Congo's incoming president despite claims by his opponents of an election stitch-up and the EU and African Union warning of doubts over the result.
South Africa has congratulated Felix Tshisekedi on becoming president-elect of DRC despite the African Union and EU warning of doubts over the result announced by the Constitutional Court.
DRC's election runner-up Martin Fayulu is calling on the international community and the Congolese people to not recognise or obey the newly elected president, Felix Tshisekedi, calling himself the country's only legitimate leader.
DRC 's top court has declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of disputed presidential elections after throwing out a legal challenge by the runner-up.
Some Catholic bishops in the Kasai region of DRC have endorsed the election of Felix Tshisekedi as the new president, splitting with bishops in the rest of the country.
Felix Tshisekedi, who takes over as Democratic Republic of Congo's new president on Thursday, is the son and heir of the country's veteran opposition leader but has never himself held high office.
Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as Democratic Republic of Congo's next president, sources have said in Kinshasa, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.
The European Union and African Union has committed to work closely with Democratic Republic of Congo's president-elect Felix Tshisekedi, backing off reservations about the disputed vote.
The swearing-in of the newly-elected president of DRC, Felix Tshisekedi, may be postponed by two days until Thursday, a source in his coalition says.
DRC on the brink of first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, although questions remain about the result
The African Union has postponed sending a delegation to the DRC over the country's disputed presidential election after the Constitutional Court declared Felix Tshisekedi the victor, an AU spokesperson says.
Democratic Republic of Congo's capital is calm, with residents attending church after the Constitutional Court confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi.
The Southern African Development Community has congratulated President-elect Felix Tshisekedi and the DRC for conducting elections in a peaceful manner "despite the security and logistical challenges".
The party behind the declared winner of the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election has rejected the AU's surprise request to delay announcing the final results amid "serious doubts" about the vote.
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