|Congo's Electoral Commission Rejects Fraud Accusations
VOA News - August 16, 2006
|The head of Congo's electoral commission says the July presidential elections were above board. While incumbent President Joseph Kabila appears to have an unassailable lead in the elections, opposition candidates continue to complain about what they call massive fraud and irregularity.
|Kabila leads race for Congo presidency
Monuc/Sappa-AFP - August 14, 2006
|Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila appeared on track to be returned to power, according to partial results from the country's presidential election compiled by AFP on Sunday.
|Congo's Kabila Well Ahead With Nearly Half of Votes Counted
VOA News - August 14, 2006
|In the Democratic Republic of Congo, nearly half the votes from last month's historic Joseph Kabila and his wife Olive, left, wave to supporters as they arrive at the airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Friday, July 28, 2006 elections have been counted, and incumbent President Joseph Kabila is well ahead. Mr. Kabila has 55 percent of the votes counted so far, but tensions are mounting in a capital fiercely opposed to him.
|IEC: We are a bit in advance with the counting of the votes
Monuc - August 12, 2006
|The first reporter of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Dieudonné Mirimo confirmed this Friday, 11 August 2006, that the compilation results were slightly in advance with respect to the previsions and that the IEC will expect on the 20 August the announcement of the provisional result of the presidential elections.
|W. Swing: It is necessary to be patient. This is not asking too much after 15 years of transition
Monuc - August 10, 2006
|In an interview granted to French television and published by the daily newspaper "Le Révélateur" in Kinshasa, this Tuesday, July 8, 2006, the head of MONUC, William Swing, clarifies the electoral process and asks the Congolese to be patient while waiting for the official results of the elections.
|US Ambassador Comments on DRC Election Process
VOA News - August 10, 2006
|In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials report that eight of the 60 compilation polling offices have reported results. The initial outcomes show President Joseph Kabila leading in several eastern cities, while Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba leads in the west.
|BBC - Kabila takes DR Congo vote lead
Monuc/BBC - August 10, 2006
|The Democratic Republic of Congo's interim president, Joseph Kabila, has taken the lead in early results from last month's landmark elections.
|EU: To give an overall national tendency is very premature and irresponsible
Monuc - August 9, 2006
|The European Union Electoral Observer Mission in the DRC (EU EOM) said this Tuesday August 8 2006 that there were some difficulties in the electoral process in the DRC and that they will continue to observe closely the electoral process.
|Early Congo election results show president winning eastern cities
Monuc/AP - August 8, 2006
|Congo President Joseph Kabila overwhelmingly won a main eastern city, according to the first citywide results to be compiled from the vast Central African nation's July 30 vote.
|UN: Too Early to Declare Winner Despite Early DRC Election Results
VOA News - August 8, 2006
|A United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of Congo says its premature to declare a winner in last month's elections, despite the release of some early results.