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Congo internet cut over 'fake' election results

Jan 02, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Internet connections and SMS services were cut for a second day yesterday in the Democratic Republic of Congo - amid claims that fake election results were being spread on social media.

Barnabé Kikaya bin Karubi, a senior adviser to Joseph Kabila, the DRC president, said the services were cut to preserve public order.

"That (fake results) could lead us straight toward chaos," he said, adding the services would remain cut until the complete results were out on Jan 6. Both the opposit...