Tag: Congo

Congo, Russia ink 5 MoU including Brazzaville’s 1,000-km pipeline

September 28, 2022

Congo and Russia have signed five memorandum of Understanding (MoU) including the construction of an oil-pipeline in the capital Brazzaville. The agreements were inked at ... Read More

Congo Brazzaville: International Festival ‘Feux de Brazza’ to resume in December after 8-year hiatus

September 20, 2022

Feux de Brazza, an international festival of tradition dances, is set to resume in December after eight years of suspension owing to several factors including ... Read More

Former Speaker of Gabon’s parliament arrested with around $2m in suitcases

September 19, 2022

Guy Nzouba Ndama, an opposition figure and former Speaker of Gabon’s parliament, has been arrested in capital Libreville with around $2 million (1.19 billion FR ... Read More

Several people are dead in the fuel tanker explosion in RDC

September 16, 2022

Congolese authorities in the Kongo-Central province indicated Thursday several people dead, in the explosion of a fuel tanker Wednesday night. Guy Bandu, governor of the ... Read More

Central African farmers warn of looming hunger as Russia’s war in Ukraine disrupts imports

September 15, 2022

Disruptions in food supplies caused by Russia's war in Ukraine have deepened the struggles of millions of Africans to survive, more than 60 farmers’ associations ... Read More

ICJ ruling: Uganda pays first installment of war reparations to DR of Congo

September 13, 2022

Uganda has paid $65 million in the first installment of a total $325 million to neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) it was ordered to ... Read More

Total Energies EP Congo pledges to back energy transition

September 8, 2022

Nicolas Wawresky, CEO of Total Energies EP Congo, Wednesday vowed to endorse energy transition in the central African countries with new initiatives. Wawresky made the ... Read More

Australia’s Fortescue set to explore at iron ore project in Gabon’s Belinga region

August 22, 2022

Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group has taken another step forward in its hopes of developing an iron ore mine in Gabon after it signed a majority-owned ... Read More

Greening Africa: Kanga seeks to raise $500m capital for its potash project in Congo

July 28, 2022

Kanga Potash, a world class, low-cost potash project developer, is seeking to raise about $500m for the first phase of its potash development project north ... Read More

Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child in Conflict Zones: Situation of Child Soldiers

June 17, 2022

In the framework of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council, a meeting and debate was held at the Hotel Montrbrillant-Cornavin, Geneva, on 14 ... Read More