Suspicions about the court's impartiality run deep in a country where President Joseph Kabila's influence is widespread
In the initial days of protests, several buildings and offices of the ruling National Congress Party were set on fire in towns and villages
“You can’t have a country where people sleep in cars for days for a commodity that should be readily available”
"They seem to favour continuity. They believe that any other alternative might not be favourable to them and to the region"
Supporters of the outgoing president won nearly 350 seats in the 500-seat National Assembly
The request was filed on Friday ahead of a 48-hour deadline for any appeals against the shock result which was announced before dawn on Thursday.
The vehicle crashed in the Odukpani area of the southeastern state of Cross River, just north of the state capital, Calabar, at about 5pm (1600 GMT) on...
Pro-Kabila candidates had secured 288 of the 429 seats so far declared, with 141 going to the opposition
Friday's protests came after organisers called for nationwide demonstrations over the coming week demanding President Omar al-Bashir's resignation
Vast, poor and burdened by a history of bloodshed, the DRC is in the grip of a two-year-old crisis over the succession of President Joseph Kabila
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