DR Congo opposition disputes poll results

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Joseph Kabila, the incumbent president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been declared the provisional winner of the country's presidential poll.

The provisional results were announced on Friday by the DRC election commission after several days of unplanned delays.

The opposition, however, rejected Kabila's claim of victory, with Etienne Tshisekedi, a presidential candidate who came in second, also declaring himself a winner.

Police cordoned off opposition neighbourhoods where sporadic gunfire was heard to stop any public protests.

Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from the capital, Kinshasa.