An image of flags of a political party in the DRC waving in the air.

Supporters of the Union sacrée (Sacred Union), the new majority governing coalition in the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo gather at the Martyrs Stadium in Kinshasa, on April 29, 2023. which supports the candidacy of Felix Tshisekedi for the planned presidential election in December 2023.

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What's At Stake in the Upcoming DRC Elections

Amidst ongoing fighting, the Democratic Republic of Congo is gearing up for a crucial presidential and legislative election.