Election commission head told reporters in Kinshasa that results of the Dec. 30 presidential vote may be delayed because of a slow vote-counting process.
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DRC on Wednesday curbed French radio television channel, as well as local television channel, amid tensions over the counting of votes in crucial elections.
Congo’s Kabila defends decision to hold national elections Sunday following a series of delays and a fire that destroyed thousands of voting machines.
Congo’s already long-delayed election will be postponed for months in certain communities where deadly Ebola virus outbreak has infected hundreds of people.
As Congo hurtles toward Sunday’s already troubled election, the opposition urged mobile phone companies to disable SIM cards provided for voting machines.
Government security forces across DR of Congo have forcibly dispersed opposition campaign rallies ahead of the December 23, 2018 national elections.
Kinshasa-based barber wants what top candidates have promised: a better life in a resource-rich nation with a shocking lack of basic services.
DR Congo will hold a presidential election Sunday that could lead to first democratic transfer of power, following decades marked by authoritarian rule.
U.N. H.C for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has condemned the latest eruption of violence against opposition rallies in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Thousands of voting machines and election materials to be used in Congo’s upcoming presidential election destroyed by early morning fire in Kinshasa.