|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.”
|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.
|Bemba, Katumbi renew their support for joint opposition presidential candidate Fayulu
Radio Okapi - November 16, 2018
|Jean-Pierre Bemba, Moise Katumbi, Adolphe Muzito, Martin Fayulu, and a representative for Mbussa Nyamuisi called on the two dissenting opposition leaders to come to their senses. In a statement signed in Brussels, they said that the Lamuka political agreement was signed freely and unconditionally by the seven opposition leaders on November 11, 2018 in Geneva.
|Vital Kamerhe also withdraws support for joint opposition presidential bid
Top Congo FM - November 12, 2018
|After Felix Tshisekedi, Vital Kamerhe has also announces he is withdrawing his signature from the Geneva agreement naming Martin Fayulu as the joint opposition candidate in the December 23 presidential election.
|Oppositioin leaders pick Martin Fayulu as joint presidential candidate
Radio Okapi - November 11, 2018
|Martin Fayulu, the president of the ECIDE political party, was nominated on Sunday by seven prominent Congolese political leaders as the common candidate of the opposition for the December 23 presidential election.
|Jean-Pierre Bemba banned from running for president
Radio Okapi - August 25, 2018
|The candidacy of Jean-Pierre Bemba for the presidential election scheduled to be held on December 23 has been rejected by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), according to the list of accepted candidacies it published just after midnight on Saturday in Kinshasa.
|Vital Kamerhe named UNC presidential candidate
Radio Okapi - August 4, 2018
|Vital Kamerhe has been named as the candidate of the Union for the Congolese Nation (UNC) for the December 23 presidential election. This was one of the resolutions taken during the second congress of the opposition party that ended Saturday, August 4 in Kinshasa.
|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.
|Kabila's Party Loses Seats in Parliament, Increasing Reliance on Allies
Congo News Agency - February 3, 2012
|President Joseph Kabila’s party, the People’s Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD), and its allies will hold a majority of seats in the new parliament, according to the results of the Nov. 28 parliamentary elections published by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday.