election day!

November 28, 2011 § 4 Comments

More than 30 million people are registered to vote in the Congo elections today. This is only the third presidential election that has been held in Congo since the 1960s.

 
“Expectations are high. Tensions are very high.”
“The peace is fragile” and there are “fears of violence.”
 

Here are some go-to sites for news on the elections:

Friends of The Congo

DR Congo votes amid delays and violence

Looming Congo election sparks deadly violence

UN calls for restraint on eve of Congo vote

Congo Siasa:A BLOG ON CONGO, ITS POLITICS AND TRIBULATIONS

Blogger Amy Earnst living and working in the DRC

DR Congo’s displaced see vote as route home

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