Opinion

What next for the DR Congo after the disputed election?

The controversial outcome of the December 30 election could still mark an opportunity for strengthening DRC's democracy.

Patrick Litanga

by Patrick Litanga

Patrick Litanga

Africa

Africa regional bloc calls for emergency Congo meeting

Talks called by southern African bloc comes as the constitutional court begins hearing an appeal against vote results.

SADC calls emergency meeting over disputed DR Congo election

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

South Africa

South Africa's ANC kicks off 2019 campaign vowing jobs, growth

The vote, expected in May, will be a test of whether Ramaphosa is able to reverse a decline in support for the ANC.

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

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

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?

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

Madagascar

Madagascar court declares Rajoelina as election winner

Ruling by Indian Ocean island's High Constitutional Court comes after complaints from second-placed Marc Ravalomanana.

Madagascar court declares Rajoelina as election winner

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

Africa

DR Congo 'tense' as country awaits vote results

Ruling coalition, election commission denounce Catholic Church's claim it knows who won Sunday's presidential poll.

'Tense period': Pressure mounts as DR Congo awaits vote results

Talk to Al Jazeera

'No revenge': Martin Fayulu on DRC elections and corruption

The DRC opposition's presidential candidate discusses the elections, corruption and his country's future post-Kabila.

Bangladesh

UN concerned over Bangladesh election 'reprisals'

UN calls on authorities to carry out prompt, impartial investigation into election-related violence.

UN concerned over Bangladesh election 'reprisals'

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo election observers say setbacks kept many from voting

More than one million voters in three opposition strongholds were excluded because of concerns about security and Ebola.

DR Congo election observers say setbacks kept many from voting