Congo Election Shows Flaws in Trump’s Africa Strategy
Senior Fellow and Director of the Congo Research Group Jason Stearns is interviewed by Reuters on the fraught elections in the Congo:
"At least three major opposition candidates are on the ballot – Martin Fayulu, leader of a coalition of Kabila opponents, Vital Kamerhe, and Felix Tshisekedi, a career politician. An October cell phone poll of 1,179 people in all 26 provinces by a consortium including Stearns’ Congo Research Group shows Shadary trailing the last two. Still, Stearns says he and other observers still expect Shadary to win the single-round, first-past-the-post race."
Read more in Reuters here.