Analyst Elissa Jobson of the International Crisis Group beleives the African Union may be instrumental in helping the new president ease into power. It should seek compromise rather than the usual winner-takes-all world of Congolese politics.
Felix Tshisekedi Has Officially Won, But Can he Govern?
VOA, 22 January 2019
By all official measures, Felix Tshisekedi has won the presidency of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The nation’s highest court certified his win over the weekend,… Read more »
Félix Tshisekedi addresses the press at his party's headquarters
Hypocrisy of African Union
Monitor, 26 January 2019
Last month there was an election in the Congo, a country that goes by the rather lofty and presumptuous name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Truth is, since the pioneering… Read more »
DRC Protagonists Must Find Working Solution to Manage Perilous Situation
The Conversation Africa, 21 January 2019
The Constitutional Court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has ruled that Felix Tshisekedi won the recent poll. But the runner-up Martin Fayulu has rejected the court's… Read more »
Respect DR Congo Poll Result - Mnangagwa
The Herald, 22 January 2019
President Mnangagwa has urged stakeholders and the international community to respect the DRC Constitutional Court's decision upholding results of that country's recent… Read more »
DR Congo Crisis Tests African Bloc's Mettle
RFI, 18 January 2019
Leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have abandoned calls for a vote recount in the Democratic Republic of Congo's disputed presidential election, following… Read more »
SA Congratulates DRC's President-Elect
SAnews.gov.za, 21 January 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the President-elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo, following the ruling of the Constitutional… Read more »
Defiant Fayulu Criticised As Shaky DRC Peace Threatened
CAJ News, 21 January 2019
THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Constitutional Court has proclaimed the final results of December 30 elections, despite claims the poll was rigged. Read more »
Communiqué on the Democratic Republic of the Congo
African Union, 21 January 2019
The African Union Commission takes note of the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Repubic of the Congo proclaiming the final results of the presidential and… Read more »
The inauguration of Felix Tshisekedi as president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been postponed, probably until Thursday, according to a government spokesman. On ... Read more »
The Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo has rejected a challenge to last month's presidential election results. The high court said early on Sunday that ... Read more »
The first democratic transfer of power to an opposition candidate in six decades of independence is on hold as anxious citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo await the final ... Read more »
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