DRC's Republican Guard outside Fayulu's home

Members of Democratic Republic of Congo's Republican Guard have deployed outside the home of presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu and outside the court where he is expected to file a challenge to the vote results.

~ News 24

Related Articles

100%

DRC's neighbours call for vote recount in troubled election

The statements by the southern African and Great Lakes regional blocs put new pressure on the government of outgoing President Joseph Kabila to find a peaceful and transparent solution to a growing electoral crisis in one of Africa's largest and m...

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019
97%

DRC runner-up asks court to order vote recount

Democratic Republic of Congo presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu confirms that he has filed a court challenge to the election results asking for a recount.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019
96%

DRC election official backs declared winner

Comeille Nangaa Yobeluo told the UN Security Council on Friday that the commission is waiting for final reports on the presidential election held December 30.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019
94%

SADC calls emergency Congo election meeting

KINSHASA - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called an emergency meeting on Thursday in Addis Ababa to discuss Democratic Republic of Congo’s disputed presidential election, an adviser to President Joseph Kabila said.

EWN , South Africa Jan 14, 2019
93%

DRC vote observers say country largely calm

Moussa Faki Mahamat in a statement urges that DRC find a "genuine national consensus" whatever the results, based on democratic principles, human rights and the need for stability.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 11, 2019
93%

DRC court to examine election appeal from Tuesday

Democratic Republic of Congo's Constitutional Court said it would start hearing on Tuesday an appeal against presidential election results that gave victory to opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019
89%

DR Congo court to examine election appeal from Tuesday

“The Constitutional Court will start examining the appeal by Martin Fayulu tomorrow, from 9:30 am (0830 GMT),” press officer Baudouin Mwehu told AFP on Monday.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 15, 2019
89%

DRC's surprise election result could face court challenge

With no major protests in the capital and limited violence elsewhere in the vast Central African country, the population seemed to be choosing stability over credibility, accepting Tshisekedi's win and the end to President Joseph Kabila's long and...

News 24 , South Africa Jan 11, 2019
88%

AU urges DRC to delay election results

Those figures gave opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi victory but an opponent of the current administration, Martin Fayulu, insists he won.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 17, 2019
88%

DR Congo election: Sadc proposes unity government

South Africa's Foreign Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, also said a unity government could prove to be an acceptable compromise for a troubled country in desperate need of peace.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 13, 2019
88%

DRC runner-up claims victory, will file election challenge

Democratic Republic of Congo runner-up Martin Fayulu announced on Friday he will file a court challenge to the presidential election results, while his opposition coalition asserted he actually received 61% of the vote according to the findings of...

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019
87%

DR Congo election: Candidate Martin Fayulu appeals against result

Martin Fayulu insists he won the vote and has demanded a manual recount, but the electoral commission declared rival Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 12, 2019
87%

Supporters of DRC candidate gather to denounce 'fraud'

Hundreds of supporters of spurned Democratic Republic of Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu gathered in the capital on Friday to denounce what they called "the people's stolen victory" in the presidential election.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 11, 2019
86%

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi wins DRC presidential vote

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has won the long-delayed presidential election, the electoral commission announced early on Thursday to the surprise of many, as the vast country braced for possible protests over all...

News 24 , South Africa Jan 10, 2019
86%

African Union urges DR Congo to delay final election results

Those figures gave opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi victory but an opponent of the current administration, Martin Fayulu, insists he won.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 17, 2019
85%

DRC top court begins hearing election appeal

DR Congo's Constitutional Court on Tuesday began examining an appeal against presidential election results that gave victory to opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi, in a packed, heavily guarded courtroom.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019
85%

DRC election: Fayulu appeals against result

Explaining the appeal, Fayulu said he believed election chief Corneille Nangaa had "broken electoral law" in the December 30 vote to choose a successor to President Joseph Kabila.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 12, 2019
85%

DRC election: Fayulu appeals against result

Explaining the appeal, Fayulu said he believed election chief Corneille Nangaa had "broken electoral law" in the December 30 vote to choose a successor to President Joseph Kabila.

The East African , Kenya Jan 12, 2019
84%

Kabila coalition wins legislative majority, constraining Congo's president-elect

The runner-up in the presidential election, Martin Fayulu, filed a fraud complaint on Saturday with Congo's highest court to challenge the result, a campaign spokeswoman, Eve Bazaiba, told Reuters.

IOL , South Africa Jan 12, 2019
83%

Congo ruling coalition wins legislative majority, constraining president-elect

The runner-up in the presidential election, Martin Fayulu, filed a fraud complaint on Saturday with Congo’s highest court to challenge the result, a campaign spokeswoman, Eve Bazaiba, told Reuters.

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019