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Foreign experts consider review of DRC elections

Foreign experts have arrived in the DRC to look at a possible review of the November elections, which have been denounced as flawed by observers.

New election crisis threatens to overwhelm DRC

The dispute over the Democratic Republic of the Congo's presidential election has fizzled out, but a crisis over legislative polls is far from over.

DRC vote count halted until UK, US experts arrive

The electoral commission in the DRC has halted the vote count for parliamentary elections until experts arrive from the US and United Kingdom.

DR Congo’s Tshisekedi takes ‘presidential oath’

Veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, who has rejected Joseph Kabila's re-election, held his own "swearing in" ceremony at his home on Friday.

DRC military cut short opposition’s ‘swearing-in’

Democratic Republic of Congo police have fired teargas at supporters of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi and banned his "swearing-in" ceremony.

Rights group claims 24 killed in DRC election violence

Human Rights Watch says DRC security forces have killed 24 people since President Joseph Kabila won a disputed presidential election.

Mugabe backs DRC’s Kabila victory

President Robert Mugabe says Joseph Kabila, sworn in as president of the DRC, won a "democratic election" despite his rival disputing the results.

Kabila sworn in as president despite DRC split

Joseph Kabila has been sworn in on Tuesday for another term as president of DR Congo, a job also claimed by his main rival following disputed polls.

Fears of violence as DRC presidential victory upheld

The DRC's supreme court has upheld President Joseph Kabila's victory following a contested election, raising fears of more violence.

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