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Republic of Congo: Crackdown on dissent as economic crisis exacerbates failures in health system

Republic of Congo: Crackdown on dissent as economic crisis exacerbates failures in health system

Apr 19, 2021 | Congo

Authorities in the Republic of Congo have been conducting an alarming crackdown on human rights defenders and act ...

Apr 16, 2021 | Congo

The Republic of Congo's veteran ruler, Denis Sassou Nguesso, was sworn in Friday for a new five-year term as president, ...

Apr 15, 2021 | Congo

Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who will start a new five-year term on Friday, has set the country a m ...

Apr 14, 2021 | Congo

The DR Congo will kick off a Covid vaccination drive next week, the government said Wednesday, despite persistent public ...

Apr 13, 2021 | Congo

Felix Tshisekedi, president of the DR Congo, is in full control of a new government unveiled Monday after a four-month p ...

Apr 8, 2021 | Congo

DR Congo's Catholic church on Thursday hit out at what it called Islamisation in the troubled east of the country, whe ...

Apr 8, 2021 | Congo

The British government said Thursday it had suspended funding for Oxfam after the aid charity suspended two staff member ...

Apr 8, 2021 | Congo

Dakar, April 6, 2021 mdash; Congolese authorities must ensure the safety of journalists at the privately-owned b ...

Apr 7, 2021 | Congo

Congo's Constitutional Court on Tuesday certified the re-election of longtime leader Denis Sassou-Nguesso, two weeks aft ...

Apr 6, 2021 | Congo

A Christian religion born in the Belgian Congo, the Kimbanguist Church, celebrated its 100th anniversary Tuesday in the ...

Apr 6, 2021 | Congo

A record 27.3 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are facing acute hunger, one-third of the violence-wrac ...

Apr 4, 2021 | Congo

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in Kinshasa on Sunday over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam ...

Apr 4, 2021 | Congo

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan kicked off negotiations in Kinshasa on Sunday over Addis Ababa's contes ...

Apr 4, 2021 | Congo

The party of Congo opposition presidential candidate Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas -- who died of Covid-19 on election day l ...

Mar 31, 2021 | Congo

Suspected ADF militia fighters have killed 25 people in a new massacre in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a ...