Tag Archives: Joseph Kabila

20 March 19

DRC: Felix Tshisekedi blocks new senators over corruption claims

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has blocked newly-elected senators from taking office over allegations of corruption.

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16 March 19

DRC: Kabila’s coalition wins clear majority in senate elections

The coalition party led by former Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila won a decisive majority in senate elections on Friday.

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26 February 19

People in the DRC aren’t going to get the change they voted for after botched election

In the final days of 2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) staged a historic presidential election after a series of delays postponed the vote for more than two years. The country was due to vote for a new president
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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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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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04 December 18

DRC: 18 killed ahead of election as army and rebels clash in Fizi

Clashed between government troops and rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed 18 people, as tensions rise ahead of this month’s presidential elections.

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25 November 18

DRC: Election campaigns launched ahead of historic vote

Candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have launched their election campaigns ahead of landmark presidential elections scheduled for December 23.

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12 November 18

DRC: Opposition parties rally behind presidential candidate

Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have announced their support for businessman and veteran parliamentarian Martin Fayulu as their coalition presidential candidate in next month’s election.

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