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SADC urges for calm after presidential election result in DR Congo


Devdiscourse News Desk kinshasa Congo
Updated: 11-01-2019 18:33 IST
SADC urges for calm after presidential election result in DR Congo

Congo's electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Tshisekedi the winner of last month's chaotic presidential election, but the runner-up dismissed the outcome as an "electoral coup". (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Southern African Development Community on Friday called for calm in the Democratic Republic Congo amid a dispute over the result of the presidential vote.

Congo's electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Tshisekedi the winner of last month's chaotic presidential election, but the runner-up dismissed the outcome as an "electoral coup".

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Congo

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