Felix Tshisekedi re-elected Prez of DR Congo: electoral commission

Kinshasa, (UNI) Felix Tshisekedi has been re-elected as President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a second five-year term, securing 73.34 percent of the total votes cast in the elections held on Dec. 20, the Independent National Electoral Commission said Sunday.

Moise Katumbi, one of the main opposition candidates, attained the second position with about 18 percent of the votes, according to the commission.

The President-elect is scheduled to be sworn in on Jan. 20, 2024, after the Constitutional Court approves the election results on Jan. 10.

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