On December 30, the Democratic Republic of the Congo held elections that should have taken place more than two years ago. Last week the government announced the official winners of the elections. While much of the world celebrated the DRC’s first peaceful and democratic transition of power since independence in 1960 a select few voiced concerns. The official winners of the election did not match what the exit polls revealed on election day.

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Today much of the world stands concerned over the fate of the DRC’s elections and its people. Rising voices of protest and rebukes for fraud at the polls are facing the DRC and Kabila regime across the world.

 

Today I speak with Kambale Musavuli and Friends of the Congo about what is going on in the Congo and how we got here.

 

Show Notes:

 

See this link for the petition mentioned by Kambale in today’s episode

See the Friends of the Congo here

Read my backgrounder on What is Going on in the Congo and How Did We Get Here

 

A Message from the Friends of Congo

 

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JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012 where he helps believers understand how the world works and how our faith fits. He has degrees in International Relations and Middle East Studies. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net