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DR Congo opposition makes election gains
Joseph Kabila's ruling party holds parliamentary majority but loses 40 per cent of seats in results from November vote.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2012 12:09 GMT
Congo's opposition leader insists he won poll
Etienne Tshisekedi says he will take presidential oath despite Joseph Kabila being declared winner of the November vote.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 18:37 GMT
Calls for calm over disputed DR Congo election
Electoral commission and UN urge restraint as opposition rejects results giving Kabila victory in presidential poll.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2011 14:31 GMT
Kabila declared winner of DR Congo election
Election commission says incumbent had obtained 49.0 per cent of the vote to 32.3 per cent for his nearest rival.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2011 15:13 GMT
DR Congo 'to use army in event of poll chaos'
Senior member of government says army will be deployed if street protests against election result become "too chaotic".
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 03:46 GMT
Kinshasa tense as DRC awaits vote results
Partial results put incumbent Kabila ahead in presidential elections but fears of violence prompt some to leave capital.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 16:34 GMT
DR Congo opposition rejects early results
Opposition parties tell incumbent president that early results are 'null and void'.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2011 14:17 GMT
UN appeals for calm ahead of DR Congo vote
Secretary-general calls on government and voters to show restraint ahead of Monday's poll, a day after deadly clashes.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 18:47 GMT
It's now or never for DR Congo
As Congo prepares for elections, the people must reject corrupt leaders and elect one who shares their aspirations.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 13:16 GMT
DR Congo police ban election rallies
Main opposition leader stopped from campaigning following fatal election violence in the capital.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 08:27 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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