Congo’s ques­tion­able elec­tion re­sult spurs no ma­jor protests

USA TODAY US Edition - - NEWS - From staff and wire re­ports

Congo ap­peared ready to achieve its first peace­ful trans­fer of power af­ter the sur­prise vic­tory Thursday of op­po­si­tion can­di­date Felix Tshisekedi, de­spite signs that a ri­val op­po­si­tion leader won in a land­slide.

There were no ma­jor protests in the cap­i­tal and lim­ited vi­o­lence else­where. Tshisekedi’s win would end Pres­i­dent Joseph Ka­bila’s tur­bu­lent rule.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.