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    Catholic Church rejects Congo vote result, loser decries ‘coup’

    Reuters . Kinshasa | Updated at 02:50pm on January 11, 2019

    Catholic Church rejected the official result of Congo’s presidential election on Thursday and the loser denounced a ‘coup’, dashing hopes that the country could stage...

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    Congo opposition leader clinches surprise win

    Reuters . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of last month’s chaotic presidential election, but the runner-up...

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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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    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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    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...