Denis Mukwege - Winner of Sakharov Prize 2014
[PR Newswire]Brussels -Denis Mukwege is the laureate of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2014, following today's decision by EP President Martin Schulz and the political group leaders. Mukwege will be invited to Strasbourg on 26 November to receive the award during the plenary session.
Burundi Refugees Make History
[UNHCR]Geneva -The UN refugee agency has welcomed Tanzania's decision to grant citizenship to 162,156 former Burundian refugees, marking the largest group in UNHCR's history to which naturalisation has been offered by a country of first asylum as a solution to decades in exile.
Congo Hold Bafana Bafana to a Draw
[SAFA]Bafana Bafana were held to a goalless draw by a revamped Congo Brazzaville side at a pouring Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night.
Bafana Humiliate Congo 2-0
[CAJ News]Pointe Noire -NEWLY transformed Bafana Bafana beat the host nation Congo Republic 2-0 in an exciting 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Pointe Noire, Congo on Saturday.
Bafana Break Congo's Winning Streak
[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -Bafana Bafana punished Congo in front of their home fans with a convincing 2-nil victory in a sweltering 2015 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier match in Pointe Noire, Congo-Brazzaville, on Saturday.
Bafana Keep Afcon Hopes Alive
[SAFA]Bafana Bafana firmly entrenched their sights for the Road to Morocco 2015 with a hard fought but deserved 2-0 victory over Congo Brazzaville at the intimidating Pointe Noire cauldron on Saturday afternoon.
We Are Here for a Result - Mashaba
[SAFA]Bafana Bafana have safely arrived in the coastal city of Pointe Noire in Congo for a date with the host nation in a CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco Qualifer.
Two Journalists Expelled in a Week - the FAJ is Concerned About the Deteriorating Press Freedom in Congo
[IFJ]The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) says it is outraged and deeply concerned about the serious deterioration of press freedom in Congo - Brazzaville.
Bafana Bafana Have the Edge Over Congo
[SAFA]Bafana Bafana are leaving for Congo today (Thursday, 9 October) knowing very well that they have an edge over that country when it comes to results on the football field.
Ngcongca Out of Congo Game
[SAFA]Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba confirmed on Tuesday that Anele Ngcongca had been ruled out with injury and would not be part of South Africa's back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo-Brazzaville.
Magqwaka Withdrawn From Bafana Bafana Squad for Congo Clashes
[SAFA]Ajax Cape Town defender Ayabulela Magqwaka has been withdrawn from the Bafana Bafana squad that will face Congo in back to back CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015 Qualifiers.
Republic of Congo Expels Another Journalist From the Country
[CPJ]Abuja -The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Congolese authorities' decision to expel a Cameroonian journalist from the country. Elie Smith, who was attacked in his home in September, is the second journalist whom authorities have expelled from the Republic of Congo in a week.
Are the Congolese Authorities Planning to Expel All the Journalists Who Do Their Job?
[RSF]The latest victim, Brazzaville-based Cameroonian journalist Elie Smith, was the victim of an attack in his home earlier this month
Congo Expels Critical Female Journalist
[CPJ]Abuja -The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Congolese authorities' decision to expel a freelance journalist from the country and calls on them to allow her to enter the country and report freely. Before her expulsion, Sadio Kante reported receiving threats in connection with a series of stories she published on the attack of another journalist.
Another (Football) Day, Another Racist Incident
[Daily Maverick]Christopher Samba has become the latest in an ever-growing incident list involving racism in football. And, as usual, the action taken against the clubs who fail to police their fans is nothing short of laughable.
Mashaba Announces Squad to Face Congo for Back-to-Back Matches
[SAFA]Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba has announced a squad of 26 players for the upcoming ORANGE Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2015 qualifiers against Congo (Brazzaville), retaining the bulk of the team that successfully did duty against Sudan and Nigeria recently.
The World Bank's First Economic Update Report for the Republic of Congo
[World Bank]Brazzaville -The World Bank launched today the first Economic Update report for the Republic of Congo which monitors the economic and financial situation in the country.