Ebola, violence-weary DRC region proudly stages unofficial vote

Protesters waiting to cast their ballot, demonstrate outside the College St Raphael polling station, in Kinshasa, on December 30, 2018 while DRC's electoral commission president arrives for the DR Congo's general elections. PHOTO | LUIS TATO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Determined to have a taste of much-delayed democracy in the troubled country, many turned out at makeshift polling stations for a staged vote.
  • But many remained angry that more than one million voters had been cut off from the rest of the country, and joined an opposition protest.

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