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    DRC on edge as election results postponed

    Agence-France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    The DR Congo officials on Saturday delayed the announcement of preliminary results from a crucial presidential election, amid growing pressure from world powers and the...

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    DR Congo curbs French radio station RFI in tension over vote count

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:39am on January 03, 2019

    DR Congo on Wednesday said it had pulled accreditation for a French radio journalist and cut off the station’s broadcasts amid tensions over the counting...

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    37 killed in hunter-farmer conflict in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2019

    Thirty-seven civilians were killed when armed men believed to be traditional Dogon hunters attacked a village of Fulani herders in central Mali Tuesday in the...

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    Congo cuts internet for second day to avert ‘chaos’ before poll results

    Reuters . Kinshasa | Updated at 01:15am on January 02, 2019

    Reuters . KinshasaDemocratic Republic of Congo’s government cut internet connections and SMS services across the country for a second straight day on Tuesday as the...

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    Tense Congo counts vote in presidential poll

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:03am on January 01, 2019

    The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday began counting ballots from a presidential election marked by delays and fears of violence and vote-rigging, straining hopes...

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    Violence, delays blight Congo elections

    Reuters . Kinshasa | Updated at 03:59am on December 31, 2018

    Long queues, broken-down machines and torrential rain in the capital disrupted voting in Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-anticipated presidential poll on Sunday, as the opposition...

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    Volatile DR Congo votes after two-year delay

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:47pm on December 30, 2018

    Presidential elections that will shape the future of one of Africa’s biggest and most unstable countries were underway in the Democratic Republic of Congo on...

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    Strike call, protests in DRC after new election delay

    Agence France-Presse . Beni, DR Congo | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    A DR Congo opposition bloc called Thursday for a nationwide stoppage and police clashed with demonstrators in two eastern cities after upcoming elections were placed...

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    Rajoelina wins Madagascar vote

    Agence France-Presse . Antananarivo | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    Former Madagascan president Andry Rajoelina has returned to power after beating rival Marc Ravalomanana in last week’s highly contested run-off vote, according to results published...

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    Congolese soldiers fire in air to disperse election protesters

    Reuters . Kinshasa | Updated at 07:30pm on December 27, 2018

    Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tires and attacked Ebola...