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Post-election row brews in DRC as Tshisekedi goes for second term

Democratic Republic of Congo olice officers stand next to a burning barricade during demonstrations by Opposition supporters in Kinshasa on December 27, 2023.

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What you need to know:

  • Opponents and an election-observation mission run by the Catholic and Protestant churches raised questions about legality of a shambolic vote process.
  • The camps of Moïse Katumbi, Martin Fayulu and many other opponents have already chosen not to contest the forthcoming election results.