"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...
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.
Fatou Bensouda said she would "not hesitate to take action" over such crimes linked to Sunday's vote, which is due to select a successor to Risk of 'grave...
More than 40 million voters will cast their ballots on Sunday to choose a successor to 47-year-old Joseph Kabila.
"I am deeply worried about the reports of excessive use of force, including live ammunition, by security forces against opposition rallies," the United...
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