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Kinshasa holds its breath for DRC election results

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Riot police aboard a jeep in Limete, Kinshasa

Riot police aboard a jeep in Limete, Kinshasa

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

Radio France Internationale

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Written by Daniel Finnan

8 December 2011 at 20:00

Kabila in pole position ahead of preliminary results

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The DRC's electoral commission (Ceni) in Kinshasa

The DRC's electoral commission (Ceni) in Kinshasa

Incumbent president Joseph Kabila leads his main challenger Etienne Tshisekedi by 10 per cent in partial results announced late on Monday. Ahead of Tuesday’s official preliminary results there have been diplomatic efforts to avoid any possible violence. Some residents of Kinshasa have been leaving the city for the safety of Brazzaville.

Report – People leaving Kinshasa

Radio France Internationale

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Written by Daniel Finnan

6 December 2011 at 17:00