Tag: Martin Fayulu
Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has been declared winner of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mr. Tschisekedi has vowed to be the president of all Congolese. Meanwhile, rival candidate Martin Fayulu has dismissed the results as “electoral coup”. For a discussion on the results of the contested elections CNBC Africa is joined by Soraya Aziz Souleymane, Development Expert and Mike Itongwa, a citizen who’s based in the eastern town of Goma.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s main opposition party leader Felix Tshisekedi, has been declared the surprise winner of the 30th of December 2018 elections. For more CNBC Africa is joined by ClaudeI Balanky Spokesperson for Tshisekedi.
DRC elections: Opposition leader Tshisekedi clinches surprise win in presidential election, here’s what happens next
The result sets the stage for Congo’s first democratic transfer of power, but also a tense political standoff with the potential for the kind of violence that followed polls in 2006 and 2011 whose outcome was contested.
DRC elections: Downpours,no internet drudgery and a fisherman’s find on the way to a Mandela- inspired tomorrow?
Felix Tshisekedi, the son of a former minister who studied in Belgium and set up his own delivery business in Brussels after years working in the Post Office, is fighting it out with former Exxon Mobil manage rand opposition lawmaker Martin Fayulu and the man with Kabila’s vote, former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary.