FIRST AIRED: January 12, 2019

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program
0:00
0:00
More Info

COMING UP:Share Opener Variant 1

×

Transcript

00:00:01
>> The runner up in Congo's contested presidential vote, Martin Fayulu, files a fraud complaint with the constitutional court in Kinshasa as his supporters protest outside Saturday. Fayulu says he won the December election by a landslide with more than 60% of the vote and that's what pre-election polls predicted, too.
00:00:23
Instead, victory was handed to opposition leader
UNKNOWN]
and there are fears the dispute could spark bloodshed.>>
FOREIGN]
> Now, many are asking if Sesay Kadi struck a backroom deal with outgoing President Joseph Kabila.
00:01:03
Those suspicions were fueled on Saturday when Kabila's coalition won a majority in parliamentary elections, which will preserve his influence after he's gone. Sesay Kadi's camp denies any such pact. The court has eight days to rule on Fayulu's challenge, but he says that, too, is stacked with Kabila's appointees, so he isn't holding his breath.