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Kabila supporters win majority in DRC vote: AFP tally

Pro-Kabila parties had passed the 250-seat threshold required to secure a majority in the 500-seat assembly.

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila. Picture: AFP

KINSHASA - Parties supporting outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila won a majority in the National Assembly in long-delayed legislative elections, according to an AFP tally of results released early Saturday by the electoral commission.

Pro-Kabila parties had passed the 250-seat threshold required to secure a majority in the 500-seat assembly, according to the tally based on information from the Independent National Election Commission (CENI).

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