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How Congo’s presidential election will be decided

How Congo’s presidential election will be decided

DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo's election commission has stated for months that it can deliver a free and fair vote, even as opposition candidates and independent observers flagged irregularities they said would jeopardise the legitimacy of the results. Africa's second-largest country modified its electoral law in June last year to improve the traceability of votes and curb irregularities in the compilation of results observed in a disputed 2018 poll, among other reforms that critics said fell short. The presidential election will be decided in a single round, requiring a simple majority of the vote to win. Voters were also casting ballots on Wednesday for national and…
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