Congo Opposition Calls for Protests as Top Court Rejects Vote Challenge

Felix Tshisekedi. CREDIT: YouTube

(From Reuters)

Congo’s top court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi’s contested presidential election win on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the second-placed candidate who declared himself leader and called for demonstrations.

As Tshisekedi’s supporters celebrated in the streets of Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, runner-up Martin Fayulu said the ruling had opened the way to a “constitutional coup d’etat,” raising fears of more violence.

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