SA man detained in Mozambique as suspected terrorist dies in custody
Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ndivhuwo Mabaya says South Africa’s High Commissioner in Maputo has been ordered to investigate the death of Andre Hanekom.
Tshisekedi's inauguration as DRC president postponed to Thursday
Invitations to Tshisekedi's inauguration have been sent to foreign leaders and it will be interesting to see who attends after the African Union, the European Union, France and Belgium have expressed serious doubts about the official results.
SA, Kenya join regional leaders in congratulating Tshisekedi for DRC poll win
President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta say Sunday’s ruling by the Constitutional Court in Kinshasa confirms Felix Tshisekedi’s election win requires all actors to respect this exercise of DRC national sovereignty.
Ramaphosa, SADC congratulate Congo president-elect Felix Tshisekedi
The statements from President Cyril Ramaphosa and SADC come after the Constitutional Court in the DRC threw out an appeal against the provisional election result by Martin Fayulu.
SA must respect DRC's election process, says Dirco
The results of those polls are being disputed in the courts by the runner up, Martin Fayulu, after Felix Tshisekedi was declared the provisional winner by the electoral commission.
SA calls for international community to continue peace, stability support in DRC
SA called on the international community and particularly the 15-nation UN Security Council to support this with a balanced and measured approach.
ICC should drop charges against al-Bashir if he steps down, says Mo Ibrahim
Three weeks of bloody protests calling for Sudan's Omar al-Bashir’s departure have left more than 40 people dead.
Ramaphosa notes DRC provisional election results
Ramaphosa has urged the commission, known as CENI, to complete the process to ensure the credibility of the election and to maintain stability.
France casts doubt on Congo election results
Opposition coalition candidate Martin Fayulu who was a clear favourite in pre-election opinion polls has called the outcome an electoral coup.
Kabila accepts loss of party’s candidate in DRC elections, says advisor
The electoral commission declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of last month’s presidential poll.
Ramaphosa, Zambia's Lungu urge DRC's election commission to release results
The Democratic Republic of Congo is awaiting delayed results from last month’s poll which is meant to lead to the Central African country's first democratic transfer of power.
SA requests UNSC to postpone scheduled DR Congo meeting until Friday
The western member of the 15-nation UN powerhouse and human rights watchdog groups are urging South Africa to intervene with the Kinshasa government.
SA joins condemnation of attempted military coup in Gabon
Two of the five coup leaders have been killed as the army restores control, closing down the internet and broadcasting services in the oil-rich, small West African state.
HRW urges SA govt to pressure DRC to release election results
The report by Human Rights Watch of irregularities and suppression of voting rights at the DRC election is at odds with regional grouping SADC’s finding that the poll had been relatively well managed.
Fears of deadly clashes after DRC delays release of election results
Opposition activists are saying that even with the eyes of the world on them, the government of Joseph Kabila is trying to manipulate the result.
DRC govt slams Catholic Church’s call for election results
The Kinshasa government says the church has broken the law by making this assertion ahead of provisional results from the electoral commission.
Jerry Matjila says world must wait for electoral body to announce DRC results
Francois Delattre says the fact that the world organisation’s powerhouse is meeting on the subject means it’s keeping a close watch on vote counting in the DRC.
UN Security Council to meet over DRC elections
It will be the first meeting of the UN powerhouse for South Africa in its third term as a rotating member of the 15-nation body.