Chaos continues in Congo despite Joseph Kabila's disputed election victory

Rioters burn tyres in Kinshasa after provisional election results (photo:dpa)
Rioters burn tyres in Kinshasa after provisional election results (photo:dpa)

Turbulent elections have left the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country rich in natural resources, with two sworn-in presidents - Joseph Kabila and Etienne Tshisekedi. The conflict shows little sign of being resolved and armed groups still hold power in many areas.

Chaos continues in Congo despite Joseph Kabila's disputed election victory

FEARS of armed conflict persist three months after disputed presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The incumbent Joseph Kabila was declared president of the vast, resource-rich country, winning 49 per cent of the vote in the chaotic polls in November, 2011.

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