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CAF awards 2019 winners — full list

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.

CAF Awards: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala crowned king, queen of Africa

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
“We have to wage war on Rwanda to restore peace in our country. Rwanda influences our politics. So does Uganda,” former premier Adolphe Muzito said at a press conference in Kinshasa.

Former DRC premier calls for war on Rwanda

A former DR Congo prime minister and opposition leader on Monday called for the government to wage war on neighbouring Rwanda as a way to end militia violence.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

Gianni Infantino reveals Fifa’s $1 billion plan for African football

The Swiss-Italian was speaking during the 80th anniversary celebration of Democratic Republic of the Congo’s TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi, where he visited the site of the club’s new football stadium, which will be able to hold 50,000 fans, and the club’s youth academy.
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Defeated Congo presidential candidate to challenge results in court

Defeated Democratic Republic of Congo presidential candidate Martin Fayulu said on Friday he would challenge the election results in the country’s highest court on Saturday at 9am (0800 GMT).
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Felix Tshisekedi declared winner of Congo election

Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of 30 December presidential election, a result that sets the stage for the country’s first democratic transfer of power.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 30, 2018 a voter casts his ballot at a polling station in the popular district of Victoire, in Kinshasa, during the DR Congo’s general elections. – The United States on January 3, 2019 demanded that the Democratic Republic of Congo release “accurate” election results, warning of sanctions on anyone who undermines the fledgling democracy. “On December 30, millions of Congolese went peacefully to the polls. Now is the time for (authorities) to affirm that these votes were not cast in vain by ensuring the accurate reporting of election results,” State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement. (Photo by JOHN WESSELS / AFP)

Hopes rise that DR Congo’s elections are in home stretch

Hopes rose on Wednesday that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s election saga may have turned a corner after opposition leaders reached out to President Joseph Kabila.
Martin Fayulu

DRC opposition candidate warns against ‘disguising truth’ of election

Opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu warned electoral authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday not to "disguise the truth of the polls", as tensions mounted over delayed election results.
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Official: DR Congo election results could be counted in ’24-48 hours’

Provisional results of the much-delayed Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election could be counted in "24 to 48 hours," a top electoral official said on Tuesday.
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The three frontrunners in DR Congo’s elections

Three men dominate the field of 21 candidates vying to become next president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's second-largest nation.

Volatile DR Congo braces for troubled election

One of the world’s powder-keg countries faces a crunch test on Sunday when the Democratic Republic of Congo heads into elections marred by delays, clashes and fears of polling-day chaos.

Strike call, protests in DR Congo after new election delay

A DR Congo opposition bloc called Thursday for a nationwide stoppage and police clashed with demonstrators in two eastern cities after upcoming elections were placed on hold in their region.
Joseph Kabila

DR Congo election panel ‘may postpone vote for a week’

Elections in Democratic Republic of Congo - due to take place on Sunday - may be postponed for a week, a senior electoral official has told AFP, after electronic voting machines were destroyed in a suspected arson attack on a warehouse last week.
Martin Fayulu

Two dead at rally for DR Congo opposition candidate

Two supporters of a Democratic Republic of Congo opposition presidential candidate were killed in clashes with police at a rally on Tuesday, a local human rights organisation said, as tensions rise just 12 days before a crucial election.
Martin Fayulu has been chosen as the opposition coalition candidate for coming elections [Al Jazeera]

DR Congo candidate pleads for opposition unity after bustup

A Democratic Republic of Congo legislator chosen by opposition leaders to be their champion in next month's presidential election pleaded for unity on Tuesday after their historic deal was shot down by party activists.
Martin Fayulu has been chosen as the opposition coalition candidate for coming elections [Al Jazeera]

DRC opposition picks Martin Fayulu as presidential candidate

Top opposition leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have picked legislator Martin Fayulu as their joint candidate for presidential elections due next month.
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DR Congo opposition leaders in Geneva for unity talks

Seven opposition leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in Geneva Friday for talks to agree on a single candidate for next month's presidential election.
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European Union to renew sanctions on Congolese officials

The European Union is set to renew sanctions in December on senior officials in Democratic Republic of Congo, including presidential candidate Emmanuel Shadary, four Western diplomats told Reuters.

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