Republic Of The Congo

Congo President Appears Poised To Win A Fourth Term

Electoral officials in the Republic of Congo say results from the central African nation’s presidential election could be announced within days. Early results Monday indicate President Denis Sassou Nguesso is on pace to clinch a fourth...
Related topics: Central African Republic

Read More →

Republic Of Congo Candidate Kolelas Dies Of Covid-19

A spokesman says Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas, the top opposition candidate in Republic of Congo's presidential election who was hospitalized with COVID-19, has died

Read More →

Sassou Expected To Extend 36-year Rule As Congo Republic Votes 

Polls opened in Congo Republic on Sunday, with President Denis Sassou Nguesso widely expected to extend his 36-year rule despite an economic crisis in the Central African oil producer.   With Sassou's grip on power firm, diplomats and analysts...
Related topics: Central African Republic, Polls

Read More →

Italy’s Ambassador To Congo And Bodyguard Laid To Rest In Rome

Italy honored its ambassador to the Republic of Congo and his bodyguard at a state funeral Thursday, three days after they were killed in an attack in the Central African country.   Ambassador Luca Attanasio and paramilitary officer Vittorio...
Related topics: Italy, Rome, Central African Republic

Read More →

Review: The U.s. Has Become Less Welcoming To Lgbtq Refugees. A New Doc Depicts Their Plight

Tom Shepherd's essential documentary "Unsettled" follows LGBTQ refugees from Syria, Angola and the Republic of the Congo navigate uncertainty in San Francisco.
Related topics: Documentaries, Syria, Angola

Read More →

Turkish Foreign Minister Takes Over As Erdogan Cuts Short Visit To Peace Conference On Libya

The peace conference hosted by Germany kicked off in Berlin on 19 January, with the UN, Russia, Turkey, France, the US, Egypt, and the Republic of the Congo hoping to find a way to reconcile the warring parties in Libya – the Libyan National Army...
Related topics: Tayyip Erdogan, Libya, Germany, Berlin, Russia, Turkey, France, Egypt

Read More →

Rogers Brings Roam Like Home, Fido Roam To Cuba And Nine More Countries

Rogers has added 10 more international destinations to its Roam Like Home and Fido Roam services.The new locations are Cuba, Uganda, Swaziland, Yemen, Mauritius, Rwanda, Benin, Botswana, People’s Republic of Congo and Western Sahara.The service...
Related topics: Cuba, Uganda, Swaziland, Yemen, Mauritius, Rwanda, Benin, Botswana, Sahara

Read More →

Could Africa Be The Next Financial Frontier?

Talal Belrhiti economy, Africa The Demoratic Republic of Congo is ready to capitalize on the opportunities created by the U.S.-China trade war. Africa’s story since independence has been one of dashed hopes. Nowhere has that been more evident...
Related topics: China

Read More →

Congo Brazzaville’s ‘first Son’ Laundered $50 Million Through Six European Countries –...

A new investigation by anti-corruption NGO Global Witness has discovered the apparent theft of more than $50 million in public funds from the Republic of Congo by Denis Christel “Kiki” Sassou-Nguesso, son of the country’s president, Denis...

Read More →

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding Civilians, Strengthening Ebola Response In Dr Congo, Marking...

Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic 
Related topics: Central African Republic

Read More →

Former French Spy Accused Of Politician Assassination Found Shot Dead In Alps

The murdered former intelligence officer was under investigation for plotting the assassination of an exiled Republic of Congo opposition figure.

Read More →

Vietnam Seizes 9 Tonnes Of Suspected Ivory From Congo

Vietnam has seized more than nine tonnes of suspected ivory in a timber shipment from the Republic of Congo, customs officials said Friday, in one of the country's largest illegal wildlife hauls in years.
Related topics: Vietnam

Read More →

France’s 'president Of The Rich' Takes On Disenfranchised Suburbs

Malian entrepreneur Hamad Bathily has faced many roadblocks trying to launch his career.After working as an illegal immigrant in New York City, he headed to the Republic of Congo to set up a struggling export business.His latest move, to the Paris...
Related topics: France, Paris

Read More →

Africa Fact Of The Day

Sub-Saharan Africa is slipping into a new debt crisis, with 40 per cent of the region’s countries now at high risk of debt distress — double the proportion of five years ago. Chad, South Sudan, the Republic of Congo and Mozambique moved...
Related topics: South Africa, South Sudan, Mozambique

Read More →

In Congo, Rwandan Hutus In Limbo As Refugee Status Evaporates

"They are telling me to go. Go where? What would I do back there? Everyone's dead," says Gilbert Bigirimana, an 18-year-old Rwandan living in the Republic of Congo who has never set foot on Rwandan soil. Bigirimana is among thousands of Rwandans...

Read More →

Successful Anti-poaching Operation Leads To 5-year Conviction For Three Poachers In Republic Of...

Three poachers responsible for slaughtering eleven elephants in and around Nouabale-Ndoki National Park in January were convicted to five years' imprisonment by the local district court last week, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society)....

Read More →

Successful Anti-poaching Operation Leads To 5-year Conviction For Three Poachers In Republic Of...

Three poachers responsible for slaughtering eleven elephants in and around Nouabale-Ndoki National Park in January were convicted to five years' imprisonment by the local district court last week, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society)....

Read More →

Congo: Un Chief Welcomes Ceasefire Between Brazzaville, Reverend Pastor Ntumi

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday welcomed the signing of a ceasefire between the Government of the Republic of the Congo and a group led by Reverend Pastor Ntumi.

Read More →

Heartbreaking Video Of Rescued African Gray Parrots Destined For Pet Trade

WCS has released heartbreaking footage of rescued African gray parrots from the Republic of Congo where thousands were destined for the illegal pet trade.
Related topics: World Videos

Read More →

Congo Republic Prime Minister, Cabinet Resign Amid Economic Crisis

Congo Republic's Prime Minister Clement Mouamba and his government have resigned in less than two weeks after the victory in parliamentary election amid economic woes, the country's presidential office said in a statement Thursday.

Read More →
What is noozilla?
Noozilla is an independent news aggregation service with a categorization engine that categorizes millions of news stories by subject.