With runner-up Martin Fayulu challenging the result, and the powerful Catholic church and the French also casting doubt on his victory, Tshisekedi is unlikely to have an easy road to power.
Most Ethiopians believe the incoming premier will pursue political reforms. His election also means that for the first time in 27 years Ethiopian nationalism is gaining momentum.
By 2014 between 100,000 and 150,000 Portuguese had moved to oil-rich Angola, by far the highest number of migrants moving from a former European colonial power to a former African colony.
Kabila’s government fears that if opposition leader Tshisekedi’s body is flown back to the DRC it will become the trigger for opposition protests.
Kenya mainstream media’s escape into “peace journalism” has turned it into a bystander, creating a vacuum that has now been filled by fake news.
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