He remains the driving force in his Common Front for Congo (FCC) political group
Tensions rose in the capital after the youth wing of Tshisekedi's UDPS announced it would hold a protest against the candidacy of a former justice minister...
"This also means you must develop your programmes... by incorporating my vision which seeks the comprehensive development of our country."
Ministers in the outgoing government of now ex-president Joseph Kabila awarded themselves "golden-handshake" benefits in two decrees which were passed...
Clashes broke out on Sunday after police used tear gas and warning shots to try to disperse crowds of students returning from the governor's residence...
Pro-Kabila candidates had secured 288 of the 429 seats so far declared, with 141 going to the opposition
The Independent National Election Commission gives Tshisekedi 38.57% of the vote, ahead of Fayulu with 34.8%.
In 1961, Patrice Lumumba, a popular figure in the campaign for independence from Belgium, is assassinated.
The election's supervisors had faced mounting pressure at home and abroad to publish the results after repeated delays
The vote gives DR Congo the chance of its first peaceful transfer of power since it gained independence from Belgium in 1960.
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