Police deploy ahead of Congo election result announcement

Supporters of Congolese main opposition party the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) gather outside the party's headquarters in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Olivia Acland

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s election commission promised to release results of a presidential vote late on Wednesday, while residents said they feared violence would mar the first electoral transfer of power in 59 years of independence. Riot police were deployed at the commission’s headquarters in Kinshasa and elsewhere in the capital before […]

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