Guest blogger Jason K. Stearns finds some surprises in the preliminary vote tally from Congo's Nov. 28 presidential elections; final results are expected Friday.
12/08/2011 12:52 pm
Polling results will be announced today in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but 'massive' irregularities may undermine credibility; and Russian voters rebuke leader Vladimir Putin.
12/06/2011 08:53 am
Guest blogger Jason K. Stearns -- who is observing the elections in Bukavu -- provides a few results, and warns that charges of irregularities suggest the potential for violence ahead.
12/02/2011 11:10 am
Guest blogger Jason K. Stearns, observing the elections in Bukavu, says that the elections went well in most areas, but violence and irregularities may tarnish the results in some areas.
11/30/2011 09:16 am
Key to understanding Congo today is understanding the violence that has defined the country's recent history. The Enough Project gives some background.
11/29/2011 01:38 pm
Guest blogger Jason Stearns received reports of delays opening polling stations, road blocks, protests, voting fraud, and violence at polling stations – just a few of the challenges in Congo's elections.
11/28/2011 03:12 pm
Guest blogger Laura Seay writes that today's elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo will carry the risk of violence if the election results are disputed, either by current President Kabila or main opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi.
11/28/2011 09:53 am
Congo's polls today could be a crucial step for the resource-rich country's progress toward stability and self-determination. Disputed elections could leave it conflict-prone and poor.
11/28/2011 08:41 am
Diplomatic sources in Kinshasa say that it is likely that Congo elections scheduled for Nov. 28 will be delayed because of a lag in delivering materials. A delay could lead to violence.
11/22/2011 10:40 am
Guest blogger Jason Stearns recaps some of the recent developments leading up to the Democratic Republic of the Congo's elections, scheduled for next month.
10/14/2011 02:44 pm