'Indicted' Ulimo Commando Exposed
[NEWS] U.S. Attorneys have provided what appears to be cogent evidence against Mohammed Jabbateh aka "Jungle Jabbah," a former commando of the United Liberation Movement for Democracy in Liberia (ULIMO), who was arrested and indicted last week by prosecutors.
Air Strikes Hit Residential Areas Including Schools
[AI London] Air strikes on residential areas in the south eastern Pool region of Congo that have reportedly resulted in deaths, casualties and the destruction of properties, including churches, schools and medical facilities represent an unlawful use of lethal force by the security forces, Amnesty International said today.
Angolan Ambassador to Congo Reaffirms Relaunch of Bilateral Cooperation
[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The Angolan ambassador to Congo, Pedro Mavunza, highlighted on Saturday that the two countries will consolidate and reaffirm the relations and friendly ties.
Angolan Head of State Leaves for Brazzaville
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, JosĂ© Eduardo dos Santos, left this Saturday morning for Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, where he will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Congolese president-elect, Denis Sassou Nguesso, who has been re-elected for a third term.
President Attends Inauguration of Congolese Counterpart
[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The Angolan President, JosĂ© Eduardo dos Santos, arrived a moment ago to the venue in Brazzaville where will be held the investiture ceremony of the Congolese Head of State, Denis Sassou Nguesso, who is serving his third term.
President Returns From Congo
[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, JosĂ© Eduardo dos Santos, returned Saturday evening, in Luanda, from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, where he witnessed the swearing in ceremony of the Congolese head of state Denis Sassou Nguesso, who was re-elected for a third term.
Angolan President Greets Congolese Counterpart
[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The President of the Republic, JosĂ© Eduardo dos Santos, is already in the hall where will be held the inauguration ceremony of Denis Sassou Nguesso, after being welcomed at the entrance with a strong handshake and hugs.
Republic of Congo - UN Rights Chief Alarmed By Reports of Violations
[UN News] The United Nations human rights chief today expressed concern over "very alarming reports" coming out of the Republic of Congo regarding an apparent Government security operation in an area of southern Brazzaville known as "the Pool".
Afro Cups - Sagrada EsperanĂ§a Win in Congo Brazzaville (2-1)
[ANGOP] Luanda -Sagrada EsperanĂ§a beat on Sunday away Vita Mokanda Club of Congo by 2-1, in the first leg match of the penultimate round of the CAF Cup, also known Nelson Mandela Cup.
Why Should Anyone Listen to the Hypocritical Whitewashing of Congo-Brazzaville?
[African Arguments] Former politicians need to keep busy, but are there not more edifying ways to pass the time than laundering the reputation of one of Africa's most venal autocrats?
Police Exchange Fire With 'Militia' - Reports
[Al Jazeera] Heavy and sporadic gunfire has been heard in the capital of the Republic of Congo as police fought with what one official described as militia fighters.
Fighting Breaks Out in Capital
[Deutsche Welle] Police have exchanged fire with suspected militiamen in Brazzaville. The fighting is the first bout of intense violence since President Denis Sassou Nguesso's controversial re-election last month.
U.S. Renews Commitment to Help Nigeria Stop Boko Haram
[This Day] The United States of America ?has reaffirmed its commitment to help Nigeria neutralise Boko Haram.
Three Reporters Covering Congo Polls Assaulted, Passports Seized
[East African] Three international journalists who had been accredited to cover elections in the Republic of Congo were assaulted and their passports and equipment seized, according to reports.
Chipolopolo in Mathematical Chances for Afcon2017
[Zambia Reports] Zambia's Chipolopolo drew 1-all with Congo Brazzaville to slip into third place in Group E of the 2017 Gabon Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series.