Congo's election: a defeat for democracy, a disaster for the people

In accepting the controversial outcome of DRC’s presidential election, the global community has failed the country

The major players in the international community have accepted the outcome of January’s elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the name of stability. In doing so, they have failed the Congolese people.

Moreover, they have fallen short of the aspirations of the UN’s sustainable development goals, which call for “accountable and inclusive institutions”.

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Source: The Guardian
Congo's election: a defeat for democracy, a disaster for the people