Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi wins Congo’s presidential election: election board

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of a disorganised and contentious Dec. 30 presidential election. The result could lead to Congo’s first democratic transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960, with longtime President Joseph Kabila due to step down in coming […]

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