It would mark the first peaceful transfer of power from one president to another in the Democratic Republic of Congo since independence from Belgium in...
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 Independent National Election Commission gives Tshisekedi 38.57% of the vote, ahead of Fayulu with 34.8%.
President Kabila's majority takes note of the nomination of MP Martin Fayulu as the joint candidate by a fringe group of the opposition.
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