Felix Tshisekedi confirmed Congo President elect

Felix Tshisekedi is declared by the Constitutional Court as an ultimate winner of the December presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) dismissing a claim from supported by the Catholic Church candidate Martin Fayulu who rejected the result of the vote, and announced himself a president elect. DR #Congo Constit Council reading its decision…

Congo rejects African Union demands

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rejected the demand of African Union (AU) to postpone the announcement of the final election result, in spite of the warning of the possible unrest, caused by released by the Catholic bishops information, proclaiming the former Exxon Mobile manager Martin Fayulu (62) as the absolute winner. Following the contestant complains, the Constitutional…

Congo awaiting elections winner

Preliminary results of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC) will be delayed past Sunday’s deadline, the head of the election commission said. (Image: illustration). #Congo election results delayed past Sunday deadline https://t.co/9GqZQ9uhc5 — Reuters Africa (@ReutersAfrica) January 6, 2019 Corneille Nangaa, the chair of the commission (CENI), notified that they had received…

Congo Catholic church exercises influence on elections

The Joseph Kabila government confirmed they are well aware, that the Catholic church had identified Mr. Fayulu as the winner. Kikaya Bin Karubi, a diplomatic adviser to the President Kabila, said in an interview on Friday that the governing coalition party was “aware” that the church had “chosen to publish the winning candidate as Martin…