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Congolese election commission promises ‘results within 24 to 48 hours’

The preliminary results of the presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have to wait. The Congolese electoral commission (Ceni) showed Tuesday night know the outcome within 24 to 48 hours may be disclosed. Previously, Ceni is already busy with ‘deliberation’.

“It is a colossal work that is not in a few hours can be completed,’ said Ceni-president Corneille Nangaa. “We expect between 24 and 48 hours need to have to finish the job. It is with that delay, that we, the provisional results will publish.’

Initially, the first results of Sunday’s expected, but that deadline was not met. In Congo talks of the rumors that Martin Fayulu last week Sunday, the elections convincingly won and therefore, in principle, on January 18, the new president of Congo.

‘Irregularities’

The Congolese monitoring mission SYMOCEL, a collaboration between various Congolese ngos, says that during the elections several times witnessed staff in the polling stations that messed with the votes. It is also the correct procedure for the counting of the votes would be in sixteen percent of the kiesbureaus not been followed.

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