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DR Congo election: Opposition leader rejects result

President Joseph Kabila has won the Democratic Republic of Congo's election, provisional results show.

He obtained 49% of the vote against 32% for veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, the election commission chief said.

But Mr Tshisekedi has rejected the results and declared himself president, raising fears of violent protests.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

  • 10 Dec 2011
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