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DR Congo court to rule on disputed poll, snubbing African Union

DR Congo court to rule on disputed poll, snubbing African Union

DR Congo's top court said it will give its verdict Saturday on final presidential election results which have been challenged at home and abroad, spurning an appeal from the African Union to suspend the announcement.

DR Congo's shock vote result goes to Constitutional Court

DR Congo's shock vote result goes to Constitutional Court

The outcome of DR Congo's tempestuous presidential election appeared to be headed for the courts Friday after the poll's runner-up said he would demand a recount.

Congo police fire live rounds to disperse opposition candidate supporters

Congo police fire live rounds to disperse opposition candidate supporters

Police in Democratic Republic of Congo fired teargas and live bullets for a second day on Wednesday to disperse supporters of opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu, killing at least one person, local activists said.

Opposition divided as two candidates vow to run in Congo election

Opposition divided as two candidates vow to run in Congo election

Congolese presidential hopeful Martin Fayulu says he is confident of winning elections in December despite news that another opposition leader, Felix Tshisekedi, is now running against him, ignoring an opposition pact to field a joint candidate.