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DR Congo prepares to install Tshisekedi as president

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo was on Monday making plans to install Felix Tshisekedi as its new president this week after a long and bitter election whose outcome was disputed by the runner-up and shunned by many western nations. The ceremony, which looks likely to happen on …

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Regional bloc urges DR Congo unity govt, vote recount

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | An African regional bloc on Sunday called for a unity government in Democratic Republic of Congo following disputed presidential elections, while also urging a recount of the ballots. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) said political leaders should agree to a negotiated settlement after …

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World reaction cautious to disputed DRCongo vote result

Paris, France | AFP | Foreign leaders reacted cautiously to the outcome of DR Congo’s presidential election Thursday, with many choosing not to congratulate the man declared winner and appealing for disputes to be settled peacefully. Provisional results from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s much-troubled election granted victory to opposition …

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Late DRC opposition leader’s son named successor

Felix Tshisekedi, son of The Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition coalition late leader Etienne Tshisekedi, has been picked to succeed him despite objections by at least two groups in the alliance. According to BBC, Tshisekedi was chosen this week by nine opposition groupings challenging President Joseph Kabila. The body of Congolese …

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