Posts Tagged ‘Limete’
Hours away from the announcement of the delayed preliminary presidential election results, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital remains tense. On Thursday there were isolated clashes between riot police and UDPS party supporters in the Limete area of Kinshasa. Many shops and business are shut and most people are staying indoors.
Report: Clashes in Limete, Kinshasa
As votes are tallied and counted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential elections the main opposition UDPS party told RFI on Tuesday that despite fraud they are confident of securing victory. Etienne Tshisekedi’s party says they have secured enough for a majority and do not want to see the vote annulled.
Q&A: Ferdinand Nkashama, Secretary of the Election Surveillance Commission, UDPS
Q&A: Justin, Militant, UDPS
Missing ballot papers and problems with voter lists kicked off the Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential elections on Monday, with scattered pockets of violence throughout the country. RFI visited polling stations in Kinshasa, where frustrations ran high.
Q&A: Dominique Struye, Belgium’s Ambassador to DRC
Q&A: John Stremlau, Election Observer, Carter Center