What DR Congo's Flawed Election Means for Democratic Culture

The quiet work of pro-democracy activism has been ongoing in the Congo since 2012 and the process of cultivating a demanding citizenry is visibly yielding results. A recent example was when 21 civic organisations mobilised, vowing to use non-violent protest to defend the outcome of the election, writes Phyllis Taoua for The Conversation Africa.

An agent of the CENI presents the results sheet of the manual counting of the newsletters of a polling station on 31/12/2018 after the vote organized on 30 December.

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