|Felix Tshisekedi Sworn In as DR Congo President
Radio Okapi - January 24, 2019
|Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in as the new president of DR Congo on Thursday during a historic transfer of power ceremony. Mr. Tshisekedi said during his inaugural speech that the “strength of the people is based on unity and national reconciliation.”
|Constitutional Court Declares Tshisekedi Winner of Presidential Election
Radio Okapi - January 19, 2019
|The Constitutional Court has confirmed the results published by the Independent National Electoral Commission proclaiming Felix Tshisekedi president of the Democratic Republic of Congo for a 5-year term. Mr. Tshisekedi will become the fifth president of the DRC. This will be the first peaceful transfer of power in DR Congo.
|Felix Tshisekedi Vows to Be the President of All Congolese
Radio Okapi - January 10, 2019
|“I will not be the president of a political party, the UDPS, or a tribe, the Luba tribe. I will be the president of all Congolese,” Felix Tshisekedi, the President-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo, said shortly after the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of the provisional results of the December 30 polls.
|Felix Tshisekedi Elected DR Congo President
Radio Okapi - January 10, 2019
|Felix Tshisekedi has been elected president of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He won 38.57% of the vote of December 30th poll, according to the provisional results published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday.
|DR Congo Delays Results of December Election
VOA News - January 6, 2019
|DR Congo officials say they are delaying the announcement of the results of its presidential election until some time later this week. Corneille Nangaa, head of the country’s electoral commission (CENI), said, “It is not possible to publish the results on Sunday. We are making progress, but we do not have everything yet.”
|Botswana Urges Joseph Kabila to Step Down
VOA News - February 26, 2018
|The southern African nation of Botswana has taken the unusual step of directly criticizing Congolese President Joseph Kabila, saying his refusal to hold long overdue elections is driving deadly violence and a growing humanitarian emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
|No elections in DR Congo in December without electronic voting machines: INEC
Radio Okapi/AFP - February 13, 2018
|The president of DR Congo’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced on Tuesday that without the use of contested voting machines, it will not be possible to organize the presidential election as planned on December 23 to choose the successor of President Joseph Kabila.
|US Warns DR Congo Against Electronic Voting for Delayed Election
VOA News/Reuters - February 12, 2018
|The United States warned the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday against using an electronic voting system for a long-delayed presidential election in December this year because it has the potential to undermine the credibility of the poll.
|Felix Tshisekedi accuses INEC of illegally prolonging Kabila's mandate
Radio Okapi - October 24, 2017
|The president of The Rally of the Opposition, Felix Thisekedi, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of working for the Presidential Majority to “illegally prolong the mandate of the head of state” during a news conference on Monday in Lubumbashi.
|DRC Seeks Arrest of Presidential Candidate Moise Katumbi
VOA News - May 19, 2016
|The Democratic Republic of Congo's government has issued an arrest warrant for Moise Katumbi, an opposition leader planning a possible election challenge to President Joseph Kabila. Government spokesman Lambert Mende said on Thursday that the arrest warrant was issued after Katumbi was indicted on a charge of hiring mercenaries.