KINSHASA, Congo | Supporters of Congo candidate gather to denounce ‘fraud’

11Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

KINSHASA, Congo—Jan 11, 2019—Hundreds of supporters of spurned Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu gathered in the capital on Friday to denounce what they called “the people’s stolen victory” in the presidential election.

A heavy police presence was on hand as Fayulu was expected to speak. A businessman and vocal campaigner against Congo’s widespread corruption, Fayulu accuses outgoing President Joseph Kabila of making a backroom deal with the surprise declared winner, largely untested opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi.

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