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Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi wins DR Congo election

Jan 10, 2019 - CNN

BY JENNI MARSH, Cnn (CNN) -- Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election, according to the country's electoral commission.

The vote took place on December 30, and was billed as the country's first democratic transition of power.

He will take office from President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled the resource-rich central African country since 2001. Kabila's preferred successor had been former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani...