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  1. Fayulu appeals DR Congo election result

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... 30 for the UDPS. That could undermine Tshisekedi’s ability to live up to campaign promises to break with Kabila’s long tenure, which began in 2001 when his father was assassinated. France, Belgium, ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  2. Gbagbo acquitted of war crimes

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... Marxist lecturer who challenged the autocratic rule of Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Ivory Coast’s first post-independence president. That saw him imprisoned for two years in 1971. He took asylum in France ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  3. Opposition candidates banned from Senegal presidential election

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... voting population. Senegal, has had three largely peaceful transitions of power since independence from France in 1960.   ...
    Tuesday, 15 January 2019
  4. DR Congo under mounting foreign pressure for vote recount

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... electoral commission. France, Belgium, the United States and Britain have all expressed concern. But perceived criticism from inside Africa could hold greater sway, with approval from regional partners ...
    Tuesday, 15 January 2019
  5. Second call for DR Congo vote recount

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... the vote, in part because Congo’s influential Catholic Church said tallies by its 40,000-strong monitoring team show a different winner to that announced by the electoral commission. France, Belgium, ...
    Monday, 14 January 2019
  6. New Prime Minister for Gabon

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... 2009, establishing the country as a pillar of “Francafrique”, a web of influence that gave companies from former colonial power France favoured access to African autocrats. The Bongos come from a ...
    Monday, 14 January 2019
  7. U.S.-led coalition withdrawing equipment from Syria

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    ... with a road-map for a deal with Damascus. Syria’s deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday he was optimistic about renewed dialogue with the Kurds. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian of France, ...
    Monday, 14 January 2019
  8. Catholic Church rejects DR Congo vote result

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... won. “OPPOSITE TO WHAT WE EXPECTED” France and former colonial power Belgium also expressed doubt. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian demanded clarity on results “which are the opposite ...
    Friday, 11 January 2019
  9. DR Congo election losers cry foul

    Category: Governance/Governance

    Furious supporters of the runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential election denounced Thursday’s results as a fix, while France said the outcome was at odds with what was seen on the ground. ...
    Thursday, 10 January 2019
  10. Tshisekedi wins DR Congo presidential election

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... the vote but said they were aimed at ensuring a peaceful transition and denied any deal. In an interview with Radio France Internationale, Fayulu, who was backed by prominent foes of Kabila, said ...
    Thursday, 10 January 2019

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