Congolese people watch a television screen showing Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) press conference announcing the results of the presidential election. Photo: Reuters

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi named winner in DR Congo’s historic presidential election

  • Election supervisors had faced mounting pressure to publish the results after repeated delays stoked fears for the giant country’s stability
  • The mineral-rich country has not had a peaceful transition of power since it gained independence from Belgium in 1960
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Congolese people watch a television screen showing Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) press conference announcing the results of the presidential election. Photo: Reuters
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