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Two main DRC parties urge leaders to form coalition government

The stalemate has put a brake on Tshisekedi's declared ambitions of reforming a country marked by corruption and rights abuses.

Who is Martin Fayulu?

Known as the ‘people’s soldier’, Fayulu is challenging the DRC’s December 30 election results

SADC urges unity government after DRC vote

The regional bloc has urged 'all political leaders to consider a negotiated political settlement for an all-inclusive government' in the DRC

SA supports DRC’s peaceful election — Sisulu

The international relations minister says the government is awaiting the final results

DRC presidential runner-up asks court to cancel result

Martin Fayulu has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional result which awarded victory to his opposition rival Felix Tshisekedi

Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese

The DRC is a complex, challenging political quagmire

DRC Catholic Church says vote result ‘does not reflect’ polling station data

France's top diplomat says the Church's count indicated Felix Tshisekedi's opposition rival Martin Fayulu had actually won

Who is Felix Tshisekedi?

The president-elect of the DRC says he will be the people’s president

DRC’s Tshisekedi: Son, heir and president-elect

Since his father founded the UDPS in 1982, the party has served as an opposition mainstay in the DRC

Hopes rise that DRC’s elections are in home stretch

The country is in flux over a thrice-delayed presidential vote

DRC election results could be counted in ’24-48 hours’ — official

Opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu earlier on Tuesday warned electoral authorities 'not to disguise the truth of the polls'

What DRC’s flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa

Efforts to pull off democratic elections that could pass muster in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are hanging by a thread

DRC on edge as election results postponed

The December 30 vote saw 21 candidates run to replace President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled the vast, conflict-ridden country for almost 18 years

DRC: State says it cut internet to avoid ‘uprising’ after vote

The DRC has never had a peaceful transition of power since independence from Belgium in 1960, and bloodshed marred elections in 2006 and 2011

Bemba’s party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote

The DRC's election commission ruled out Bemba running on the basis that he was "convicted by the International Criminal Court" for bribing witnesses

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