Africa

Another African bloc calls for DR Congo vote recount

CIRGL, which includes Kenya and Uganda, calls for recount in order to guarantee transparency of poll results.

Another African bloc calls for DR Congo vote recount

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Regional body calls for DR Congo election vote recount

SADC says Kinshasa should recount votes of the disputed December 30 election and form a national unity government.

Africa

DR Congo election runner-up Fayulu appeals for recount

Martin Fayulu appeals against the result of last month's election, claiming he won with 62 percent of the vote.

DRC presidential runner-up Fayulu asks court to cancel result

Africa

UN urges DR Congo to refrain from violence after election result

MONUSCO chief Leila Zerrougui appeals to people and security forces of DRC to exercise calm and restraint.

Africa

DRC opposition candidate Fayulu to file election result challenge

Fayulu claims to have won 62 percent of the vote, a day after electoral commission declared Tshisekedi the winner.

DRC opposition candidate Fayulu to file election result challenge

Africa

DRC's Catholic Church alleges election irregularities

Country's Catholic leaders say the official presidential election results don't match what the Church's observers say.

Inside Story

An 'electoral coup' in the Democratic Republic of Congo?

Felix Tshisekedi is announced the winner of the DRC's presidential election amid concerns over the election's validity.

Africa

Felix Tshisekedi wins DR Congo presidential vote: Electoral board

Official results dismissed as 'electoral coup' by rival Martin Fayulu, who led in polling ahead of long-delayed vote.

Felix Tshisekedi wins DR Congo presidential vote: Electoral board

Africa

Who is Felix Tshisekedi, DR Congo's president-elect?

If losing candidates concede defeat, it will be the DRC's first peaceful transfer of power since independence.

Who is Felix Tshisekedi, DR Congo's president-elect?

Africa

France, Belgium cast doubt on DR Congo election result

France's foreign minister says surprise victory of opposition chief Felix Tshisekedi 'not consistent' with results.

France, Belgium cast doubt on DR Congo election result

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Riot police deployed at DRC electoral body before vote result

Violence feared as election commission prepares to announce presidential poll results marred by accusations of fraud.

Riot police deployed at DRC electoral body before vote result

Democratic Republic of the Congo

'Major' irregularities with DR Congo vote count: Poll observers

Congo-based SYMOCEL says it had witnessed 52 'major' irregularities in the 101 of 179 vote-counting centres it observed.

'Major' irregularities with DR Congo vote count: Poll observers

Africa

DRC election result delayed as half the votes remain uncounted

The initial outcome of last week's vote to choose a successor to President Kabila, was due to be declared on Sunday.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo on edge as presidential election results delayed

Election commission postpones release of initial results of presidential poll, raising fears of rigging and violence.

Africa

US deploys troops to Gabon amid fears of unrest in DRC

US troops will assist US citizens, personnel in DRC if violent protests over recent elections threaten their security.

US deploys troops to Gabon amid fears of unrest in DRC