Martin Fayulu News

DR Congo to inaugurate new president on Thursday

Tshisekedi was declared winner of the election with 38.5 percent of the vote, while his opposition rival Martin Fayulu was credited with coming a close second with 34.8 percent.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Tshisekedi was declared winner of the thrice-delayed election with 38.5% of the vote, while Martin Fayulu, who also comes from the opposition, was credited with 34.8%.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

US recognises Tshisekedi after controversial DR Congo vote

The United States joined the African Union and European Union in signalling they were ready to work with Tshisekedi, showing no appetite to prolong uncertainties in the violence-prone country despite rival Martin Fayulu’s allegations of widespread fraud.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

In DRC, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

Runner-up Martin Fayulu on Sunday lost a court challenge to election results despite presenting leaked data from DRC's electoral commission showing he easily won.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

EU, AU urge DRC leader to unite country after tense polls

DRC's Constitutional Court on Sunday refused runner-up Martin Fayulu's request for a recount and reaffirmed Tshisekedi's win, despite leaked data attributed to the electoral commission that showed Fayulu won.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

DR Congo presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Tshisekedi was declared winner of the thrice-delayed election with 38.5 percent of the vote, while Martin Fayulu, who also comes from the opposition, was credited with 34.8 percent.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Tshisekedi was declared winner of the thrice-delayed election with 38.5 percent of the vote, while Martin Fayulu, who also comes from the opposition, was credited with 34.8 percent Tshisekedi, 55, will be taking the helm from Kabila who at only 47 has ruled the vast country for 18 years.

The East African , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Tshisekedi was declared winner of the thrice-delayed election with 38.5 percent of the vote, while Martin Fayulu, who also comes from the opposition, was credited with 34.8 percent Tshisekedi, 55, will be taking the helm from Kabila who at only 47 has ruled the vast country for 18 years.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Congo is trapped in a never-ending nightmare

Martin Fayulu has declared the process an “electoral coup”.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

EU, AU signal willingness to work with Congo's Tshisekedi

After Tshisekedi was provisionally declared winner, his main rival Martin Fayulu appealed, but the Constitutional Court ruled against him.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 22, 2019