"New waves of violence” could erupt "at any time" in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN rights office warned on Tuesday, unless the Government acts to ease “tensions and resentment” between the two communities involved.

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Friday, 04 January 2019 15:45

Respect results of DRC vote: African Union

The African Union has called upon invested parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo to respect the results of the presidential election, as tensions grow over delays in the counting process.

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Voting has begun in Democratic Republic of Congo in long-delayed elections amid concerns over violence and technical issues. Voting has been postponed further in Beni, Butembo and Yumbi, and 1,000 polling stations were yet to open in Kinshasa.

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