DRC President Tshisekedi in Angola on first official trip abroad

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi meets his Angolan counterpart Joao Lourenco as part of his first trip abroad since being elected. IMAGES of the two leaders meeting

DRC President Tshisekedi attends memorial mass for his father

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi attends a mass to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of his father, Etienne Tshisekedi. IMAGES of the mass

New DR Congo president feels unwell during inauguration

New Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi struggles during the speech of his swearing-in ceremony. State television interrupted its live broadcast of the historic event after Tshisekedi said, “I don’t feel well”, and sat down as family members came to his side. IMAGES of Felix Tshisekedi on stage feeling unwellCOMPLETES VID1294296_EN

Clashes erupt in DR Congo over disputed election result

Clashes erupt in Kinshasa as DR Congo makes plans to install Felix Tshisekedi as its new president after a long and bitter election whose outcome was disputed by the runner-up.

DR Congo court declares Tshisekedi winner

DR Congo’s top court declares Felix Tshisekedi the winner of disputed presidential elections after throwing out a legal challenge by the runner-up.

African Union meeting in Ethiopia to discuss DRC situation

Continental leaders gather at a meeting of the African Union in Addis Ababa to discuss the disputed election in the DR Congo. The DR Congo election commission declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner last Thursday. But a different opposition candidate, Martin Fayulu, has appealed the result, saying it was an “electoral coup” forged in backroom dealings between Tshisekedi and outgoing President Joseph Kabila.

DR Congo court begins examining Fayulu election results appeal

DR Congo’s Constitutional Court begins hearing an appeal against presidential election results that gave victory to opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi. Fayulu, likewise from the opposition, was declared runner-up in the December 30 poll to choose a successor to President Joseph Kabila, in power for the last 18 years. IMAGES of the Kinshasa Constitutional court as the hearing begins

DR Congo opposition supporters take to the streets

Supporters of Martin Fayulu, political rival of the country’s president-elect Felix Tshisekedi, protest in the capital Kinshasa a day after Tshisekedi’s victory was announced.

DRC election results: reactions from Goma

Residents of Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu in eastern DR Congo, react to the announcement of the provisional results of the presidential election, with opponent Felix Tshisekedi as the winner. The results, announced at four o’clock in the morning from the capital Kinshasa by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), are contested by Lamuka coalition candidate Martin Fayulu.

Celebrations as opposition’s Tshisekedi wins DR Congo election

People celebrate in Kinshasa after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was named the provisional winner of a long-awaited presidential poll.