25 January 19

DRC swears in Felix Tshisekedi as new president

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has sworn in Felix Tshisekedi as its new president in the country’s first peaceful transition of power since becoming an independent nation.

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23 January 19

Ethiopia pardons 13,000 accused of treason, terrorism

Ethiopia has pardoned more than 13,000 people accused of treason or terrorism over the past six months, according to state-affiliated media.

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21 January 19

DRC: Court confirms Felix Tshisekedi as election winner

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) constitutional court has ruled that Felix Tshisekedi won last month’s disputed presidential election.

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19 January 19

AU calls upon DRC to suspend election result announcemnet

The African Union (AU) has called upon the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to delay the final announcement of last month’s presidential election.

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14 January 19

African nations call upon DRC to recount election result

The Southern African Development Community (SADC), comprising of 16 member states, has called upo the Demovratic Republic of Congo to recount its disputed presidential election result.

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12 January 19

Tanzania President reveals he monitors officials’ phone calls

Tanzania President John Magufuli has revealed he monitors the phone conversations of his government officials and ministers.

12 January 19

DRC: Martin Fayulu to file election result challenge

Losing opposition candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) presidential election last month, Martin Fayulu, says he will file a court challenge against the result of the vote.

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10 January 19

DRC: Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi wins historic election

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) long-awaited presidential election.

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09 January 19

DRC opposition says leader ‘presumed’ winner of election

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) leading opposition party claims its leader is the “presumed” winner of last month’s presidential poll.

08 January 19

DRC: Election result delayed, commission tells voters to ‘remain patient’

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) electoral commission has delayed the results of last month’s presidential election.

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