Foreign Governments Divided over Congo Election Fraud Allegations

Presidential candidate Martin Fayulu

(From Financial Times)

Revelations about massive electoral fraud in the Democratic Republic of Congo divided foreign governments and regional groups, as African states scheduled an emergency meeting on the deepening political crisis.

A Financial Times analysis of leaked voting data on Tuesday showed that opposition leader Martin Fayulu was the clear winner of Congo’s historic election and that rival opposition candidate, Felix Tshisekedi, who was declared the victor last week, should have finished a distant second.

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