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The Rwanda Defence Force stated Tuesday that after three soliders from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) crossed its border, one soldier was shot and killed, and two others were arrested. The official statement disclosed that three soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo Armed Forces (FARDC) trespassed across the border from the DRC into [...]

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The UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reaffirmed their mutual desire for a progressive, responsible, honorable and exemplary withdrawal of the MONUSCO from the DRC on Saturday. Bintou Keita, head of MONUSCO, announced at a press conference held on Saturday [...]

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s constitutional court on Wednesday rejected the petitions challenging the provisional results of December’s presidential election and officially confirmed Félix Tshisekedi as president of the country. The court declared that Félix Tshisekedi secured 73.47 percent of the votes in the election while his main opponent, Moïse Katumbi, secured 18.08 percent. The figures [...]

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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) election commission (CENI) reported on Saturday that it canceled votes cast for 82 out of 101,000 candidates in legislative and local polls held in December for their involvement in alleged fraud and other issues that disrupted the general election according to a press release posted to X. The press [...]

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During his presidency, Donald Trump accepted millions of dollars from foreign states including China, Saudi Arabia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a report released Thursday by Democratic lawmakers. Through entities he owned or controlled, the report alleges, Trump accepted at least $7.8 million from at least 20 countries spanning the globe during [...]

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The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Félix Tshisekedi, was declared the winner of the recent elections Sunday, despite the opposition condemning the results and claiming electoral fraud. The elections, which happened in late December, were marred by widespread disruption. Two candidates for the parliament were killed in separate incidents and the EU [...]

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Multiple opposition presidential candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rejected the provisional election results Sunday, which incumbent President Felix Tshisekedi was announced to have won, and urged supporters to mobilize. Martin Fayulu, the leader of the Engagement for Citizenship and Development party, in a post on X (formerly known as Twitter), rejected the [...]

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A banned protest in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), turned violent on Wednesday as police forcefully dispersed demonstrators, leaving several people wounded. The protest was organized by opposition leaders running against incumbent President Felix Tshisekedi, following concerns over the legitimacy of the national elections results. However, the protest was banned over [...]

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At a press conference Tuesday, the Vice Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced that planned protests against the electoral commission (CENI) would not be permitted. The protest, which was planned to take place in Kinshasa, was called by five oppositional candidates to incumbent Felix Tshisekedi. Early results from the December 20 [...]

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), the body that administers elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), announced Wednesday that voting would extend into a second day on Thursday. The DRC general election was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, with over 20 presidential candidates seeking to defeat incumbent President Felix [...]

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