Tag: Congo

Mozambique: insurgency in resource-rich Cabo Delgado fueled by influx of foreign jihadists

March 22, 2024

The recent surge of new attacks by an Islamic State-affiliated group in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province has been fueled by an influx of Islamist fighters ... Read More

DRC: M23 rebels seize eastern town as armed conflict enters alarming new phase

March 7, 2024

At least 15 people were killed and thousands displaced as the M23 rebel group on Wednesday (6 March) seized a town in eastern Democratic Republic ... Read More

East African Community to benefit from Somalia’s entry and DRC president’s re-election

January 16, 2024

Somalia’s entry into the East African Community (EAC) and the re-election of the Congolese president are likely to provide an important impetus to the financial ... Read More

Resource curse: more Africa countries could benefit from China’s new tariff-free policy

January 15, 2024

China’s recent announcement that it was expanding its tariff-free policy to additional African countries, namely Angola, Gambia, Congo, Madagascar, Mali and Mauritania, may be a ... Read More

Israel denies reports of secret talks with many countries on relocation of Gaza’s Palestinians

January 4, 2024

A senior Israeli official on Wednesday evening rubbished a report by local media earlier in the day claiming that Israel is “in talks with the ... Read More

UAE, Congo ink trade agreement

December 31, 2023

United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Congo have sealed a comprehensive bilateral trade agreement that is expected to reduce or eliminate tariffs, remove unnecessary trade barriers, ... Read More

DR Congo goes to polls amid concerns about transparency and ‘hate speech’

December 20, 2023

As millions of Congolese citizens Wednesday (20 December) head to polling stations to cast their vote one of the most anticipated elections of 2023, the ... Read More

Several Congolese military top commanders in administrative detention in wake of Brazzaville November stampede

December 5, 2023

Three top commanders of the Congo’s army have been detained in connection with the late November stampede in capital Brazzaville that killed dozens of youth ... Read More

German Agency for International Cooperation returns to Congo after nearly 27-year hiatus

November 15, 2023

Germany’s agency for International Cooperation, GIZ, has resumed activities in Congo Brazzaville nearly 27 years after exiting the central African country because of political instability. ... Read More

Congo: Students in restive North Kivu province unveil long range missiles to be used against M23 rebels

November 14, 2023

Congolese students in conflict-plagued eastern province of North Kivu have tested successfully long-range missiles and explosives capable of attacking the positions of powerful M23 rebels ... Read More