France says DR Congo runner-up is apparent winner

France on Thursday challenged the outcome of DR Congo’s presidential election, saying the declared victory of opposition chief Felix Tshisekedi was “not consistent” with the results and that his rival Martin Fayulu appeared to have won.

~ Punch

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