Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used tear gas to disperse protesters in several cities including the capital, Kinshasa.
Supporters of President Félix Tshisekedi defied a ban on demonstrations imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus.
For the second time they gathered to denounce the proposed appointment of a new head of the electoral commission.
They allege ex-President Joseph Kabila is trying to ensure he has an ally in charge of the country’s elections.
Since stepping down 18 months ago, Mr Kabila has remained hugely influential as his party has the vast majority of seats in parliament and most cabinet positions. Ends .