Polling stations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo opened on Sunday for a presidential election that could lead to the country’s first democratic transfer of power but has been marred by campaign violence and chaotic preparations. President Joseph Kabila, in power since his father’s assassination in 2001, is due to step down after the vote […]
Millions of voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo prepared to cast their ballots on Sunday in elections that will shape the future of their vast, troubled country.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says the number of voting stations for next year’s general elections have been increased to 4 792 from 4 699 in 2016.
Voting began in Cameroon on Sunday, according to AFP journalists, in crucial presidential polls being held against a backdrop of unprecedented violence in the country’s English-speaking regions.