30 Dec 2018

Election Race winds up tense as Africa's second biggest nation in a decision postponed for over two years.

Near 40m individuals are qualified to cast a ballot in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where President Joseph Kabila - in power since 2001 - is remaining down.

Be that as it may, the run-up has been hit by viciousness and contention over the choice to avoid relatively 1.3m individuals from casting a ballot.

On Saturday, equal competitors likewise neglected to concede to an announcement went for diminishing strain before the survey.

Casting a ballot starts at 05:00 (04:00 GMT) and closures at 17:00.

What's the setting for these decisions?

On the off chance that everything goes without episode, this will be the main tranquil progress in DR Congo since it picked up freedom from Belgium in 1960.

The present president, Joseph Kabila, assumed control from his killed dad Laurent in 2001, however he is banned from running for another term under the constitution.

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