Allies of former DRC leader Joseph Kabila reject President Felix Tshisekedi’s move to end shaky governing coalition.
Tensions triggered by the potential appointment of a new electoral chief lay bare fragility of coalition government.
As fractions within the gov’t widen, the PM calls for disciplinary action against magistrate responsible for the arrest.
The veteran opposition leader’s body repatriated two years after he died, as DRC government accords him a state funeral.
President Felix Tshisekedi has moved to free many opposition figures jailed by his predecessor Joseph Kabila.
DRC 2018 presidential candidate Martin Fayulu urged supporters to embrace ‘peaceful resistance’ at a rally in Kinshasa.
DR Congo government officials shut off internet and SMS services nationwide to prevent election result ‘chaos’.
African Union agrees to urgently send ‘high-level delegation’ to Kinshasa to find way out of DRC’s political crisis.
Talks called by southern African bloc comes as the constitutional court begins hearing an appeal against vote results.
CIRGL, which includes Kenya and Uganda, calls for recount in order to guarantee transparency of poll results.
Felix Tshisekedi is announced the winner of the DRC’s presidential election amid concerns over the election’s validity.
If losing candidates concede defeat, it will be the DRC’s first peaceful transfer of power since independence.
The DRC opposition’s presidential candidate discusses the elections, corruption and his country’s future post-Kabila.
More than one million voters in three opposition strongholds were excluded because of concerns about security and Ebola.