Vote counting under way in Congo following presidential election
Al Jazeera, 22 Mar 2021
Election officials are counting votes in the Republic of Congo in a presidential election that could see veteran President Dennis Sassou Nguesso return to power.
The main opposition candidate Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas died from COVID-19, a day after the election took place.
Human rights groups have alleged that the polls were not free or fair.
Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from the capital. Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo.
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