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Congolese voters wait at the St. Raphael school in the Limete district of Kinshasa Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, for voter's listings that have not arrived. People had started to gather at 6am to cast their votes, and four hours later, vote had not started as the lists were not available. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 5:53 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Scores of polling centers had not yet opened in the capital, hours after Congo's presidential election began, the electoral commission chief confirmed Sunday, as he faced shouts of "We wanted to vote!" and frustrated people walked away. The election is Congo's first chance to...
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Congolese voters wait at the St. Raphael school in the Limete district of Kinshasa Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, for voter's listings that have not arrived. People had started to gather at 6am to cast their votes, and four hours later, vote had not started as the lists were not available. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 5:17 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Scores of polling centers had not yet opened hours after Congo's presidential election began, the electoral commission chief confirmed Sunday, as he faced shouts of "We wanted to vote!" and frustrated people walked away. Delays were reported in other polling stations in the...
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Congolese voters wait at the St. Raphael school in the Limete district of Kinshasa Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, for voter's listings that have not arrived. People had started to gather at 6am to cast their votes, and four hours later, vote had not started as the lists were not available. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 5:10 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Scores of polling centers had not yet opened hours after Congo's presidential election began, the electoral commission chief confirmed Sunday, as he faced shouts of "We wanted to vote!" and frustrated people walked away. Delays were reported in other polling stations in the...
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Congolese voters wait at the St. Raphael school in the Limete district of Kinshasa Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, for voter's listings that have not arrived. People had started to gather at 6am to cast their votes, and four hours later, vote had not started as the lists were not available. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 4:46 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Scores of polling centers have not yet started operating in Congo hours after voting in the presidential election began. As hundreds of people wait at the Saint Raphael center in the Limete neighborhood...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. On Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, the president deflected any blame from his administration for the deaths of two Guatemalan children in December in U.S. government custody as his Homeland Security adviser visited Border Patrol medical officials amid promises of more thorough health screenings for migrant children. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 30, 2018 - 4:21 am
President Donald Trump claims that two Guatemalan children who died in U.S. custody were already ill, yet both young migrants passed initial health screenings by border officials. As Democrats criticized Trump for also tweeting Saturday that Democratic immigration policies were responsible for the...
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Congolese opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu, center, casts his vote Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Kinshasa, Congo. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 4:15 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 10:10 a.m. In Beni, one of the eastern cities where the voting was postponed until March, several hundred young people staged a protest vote, casting paper ballots. Many sang in Swahili, "Voting is our right and...
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Congolese election officials get the voting machine ready before voting starts Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Kinshasa, Congo. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 4:03 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rich in the minerals that power the world's mobile phones and laptops, yet desperately underdeveloped, Congo votes on Sunday for its first new president in nearly two decades. This could be the sprawling country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power. But a last-minute...
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Ruling party presidential candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary casts his vote Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Kinshasa, Congo. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 3:52 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power. Some unrest is feared in the election after a last-minute decision to bar an estimated 1 million people from voting...
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Ruling party presidential candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary casts his vote Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Kinshasa, Congo. Forty million voters are registered for a presidential race plagued by years of delay and persistent rumors of lack of preparation. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 30, 2018 - 2:39 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power. Some unrest is feared in the election after a last-minute decision to bar an estimated 1 million people from voting...
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December 30, 2018 - 1:24 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Polls opened and people began voting in Congo for the long-delayed presidential election, amid worries over the exclusion of three cities from the voting. "We declare the polling station open" said...
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