African union issues statement on Congo calling for suspension of final proclamation of voting results

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1 June 2020
Ebola in DRC for 17 January, with data up to 16 January:  Total of 668 cases (619 confirmed and 49 probable), including 410 deaths. In addition, 136 suspect cases were investigated.1 year ago
Ebola in DRC for 17 January, with data up to 16 January: Total of 668 cases (619 confirmed and 49 probable), including 410 deaths. In addition, 136 suspect cases were investigated.
African union issues statement on Congo calling for suspension of final proclamation of voting results
African leaders meet in Addis Ababa to review political, security situation in DRC
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Nearly 900 killed in western DR Congo clashes in December: UN
The @FT has obtained two separate sets of voting data from Congo that show election commission declared the wrong winner in December presidential election.
DRCongo opposition candidate, who insists he won presidential election, says soldiers have entered his property to prevent him from filing an appeal with the constitutional court.
DR Congo election: Police deploy near home of candidate Martin Fayulu
Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was declared the winner of the troubled country's presidential election, but another opposition candidate cried foul and vowed to challenge the results. The country's Catholic Church has also voiced concern.
Congo election results to start at 11 p.m. (2200 GMT)
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80 armed US troops landed Gabon, ready to cross into Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect US citizens and embassy in wake of election violence. Troops arrived with "appropriate combat equipment and supported by military aircraft" according to WH. #DRCongo
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Congo opposition, ruling coalition both claim to have won chaotic election. Follows disorderly voting day that saw many Congolese unable to vote due to an Ebola outbreak, conflict and logistical problems.
VIDEO: Felix Tshisekedi, one of the frontrunner opposition candidates in DR Congo's presidential election, casts his vote in Kinshasa1 year ago
VIDEO: Felix Tshisekedi, one of the frontrunner opposition candidates in DR Congo's presidential election, casts his vote in Kinshasa
Scores of Congo polling centers not yet open, hours after vote begins, as frustrated people walk away.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo expels EU ambassador Bart Ouvry over renewal of EU sanctions – Reuters via Congo foreign ministry
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Congo protesters ransack Ebola isolation centre. 24 patients fled. 17 had already tested negative, 7 hadn't yet been tested. 3 have returned and health workers are in contact with 17 others to coordinate their return
DR Congo defers already delayed December 30 election in two volatile areas
At least 27 dead, 17 injured as bus collides with truck west of the DRC capital Kinshasa – health official
DR Congo Air Force Antonov An-26 (9T-TAB) was destroyed when it overran the end of the runway and caught fire on landing at Beni Airport (FZNP), DR Congo with 65 soldiers on board. There were no fatalities but 39 were injured.
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An An-26 with a three-man Russian crew crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a delivery of election materials.
Multiple sources seem to confirm the identity of the Antonov An-26B (9S-AGB, msn 13402, built 1984) operated by Gomair and chartered to the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) and was returning to Kinshasa from Tshikapa. Contact was lost after descending to 5,000 ft
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DR Congo election panel may postpone vote for a week, says senior official
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Dozens of civilians killed in inter-ethnic clashes in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo - local activist and UN source
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Opposition supporter shot dead ahead of DR Congo election rally: party
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Nine civilians killed in troubled Beni region of eastern DR Congo - ADF militia blamed.
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17 civilians killed in suspected militant attacks in DR Congo: local mayor
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Ebola outbreak in Eastern Congo world's second-biggest ever with 426 cases: health ministry
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UN says 7 of its peacekeepers are dead and 10 wounded in an operation against Congo rebels.
Congo health ministry is calling latest Ebola outbreak the worst in country's recorded history; about 198 killed since outbreak declared Aug. 1 amid 319 confirmed and probable cases
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Uganda will begin vaccinating frontline health workers against Ebola next week as the threat increases of the deadly virus spreading from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo
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A deadly Ebola outbreak grows. Rebels kill civilians in the streets. And yet the arrival of voting machines in this troubled corner of Congo has some especially worried as a long-delayed presidential election promises further upheaval.
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