Tag Archives: DRC

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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04 January 19

South Sudan’s rape crisis is shockingly unremarkable

According to new figures from the United Nations, over 1,100 people have suffered sexual violence in South Sudan this year, the highest figure since 2015. Pramila Patten, the UN’s senior-most expert, says rape and abuse is being used by both government
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04 January 19

DRC: Clear winner in presidential election, church says

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) influential Catholic Church says there was a clear winner in Sunday’s long-awaited presidential election, urging authorities to publish truthful results quickly.

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04 January 19

DRC: Electoral commission may delay election result

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) electoral commission says it may have to postpone the publication of provisional results for the country’s long-awaited presidential election.

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02 January 19

DRC shuts down internet after chaotic election

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has shut down internet access and SMS services following Sunday’s chaotic presidential election.

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31 December 18

DRC: Opposition and ruling party both claim election win

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) leading opposition group and the country’s ruling coalition both claim to have won Sunday’s presidential election.

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30 December 18

DRC: Voters take to the polls after latest election delay

Voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) today will vote to choose the country’s next leader after the latest delay in a long-running election saga.

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20 December 18

DRC: Concerns over voting machines grow ahead of election

Concerns over the use of voting machines in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) upcoming presidential election are mounting ahead of the vote.

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