|Media called to order over the illegal publication of "results"|
Monuc - August 2, 2006
|As the fever of the electoral results dominates the focus of the Congolese media and election candidates, the electoral authorities have made a call to order by denouncing "obvious violations of the electoral law".|
|Second Carter Center Statement on the Election Preparations in the Democratic Republic of Congo|
Carter Center - July 12, 2006
|The presidential and legislative election campaigns are now slowly underway across the country. While there has been an improvement in the quality of the information put out by political parties and candidates, there is still a tendency to politicize and sensationalize relatively straight-forward technical issues and unjustly undermine confidence in the electoral process.|
|Elections to be held on 30 July, polls body says|
IRIN - May 1, 2006
Presidential and parliamentary elections, the first in nearly 40 years since independence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, will be held on 30 July, Independent Electoral Commission Chairman Apollinaire Muholongo Malumalu announced on Sunday.
|List of presidential candidates finalised but still no election date|
IRIN - April 27, 2006
President Joseph Kabila and three of his four vice-presidents are on the final list of 33 presidential candidates published by the Democratic Republic of Congo's Independent Electoral Commission, known by its French acronym CEI.
|Court urged to invalidate Kabila candidature|
IRIN - April 14, 2006
The Supreme Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo is set to examine a petition against President Joseph Kabila's candidature in general elections set for later this year.
|Supreme court confirms referendum results|
IRIN - February 6, 2006
The Supreme Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the results of a constitutional referendum held on 18 December 2005, in which 84.3 percent of the votes cast were in favour of the draft constitution, the court's president, Lwamba Bindu, said.
|Congo Backs Referendum But Delay in Results Causes Concern|
VOA News - January 12, 2006
Four weeks after the Democratic Republic of Congo held a constitutional referendum, the electoral commission has provisionally declared a victory for the measure.
|Voters give new constitution overwhelming support|
IRIN - January 12, 2006
An overwhelming number of voters have approved a new constitution put to a referendum in December 2005, which is expected to lead to general elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, official results of the poll show.