Congo

Congo-Brazzaville

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 05:22:41 GMT
Elephant Poacher Sentenced to 30 Years
[DW] The man, dubbed "the butcher of Nouabale Ndoki" park in the Republic of Congo, is set to spend the next 30 years in prison. The park is a refuge for the region's rare forest elephants and is protected by UNESCO.

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 13:43:18 GMT
Prolific Elephant Poacher Jailed for 30 Years
[RFI] Authorities in Republic of the Congo have put a notorious poacher behind bars for 30 years for the attempted murder of park rangers and ivory trafficking, according to a wildlife conservation group.

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 07:36:03 GMT
Rwanda is the Largest Exporter of Textiles to DR Congo - Report
[New Times] Rwanda is the largest exporter of textiles from the region to the DR Congo but Rwandan SMEs in this line of business ought to explore this business line for expansion and diversification.

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 05:49:22 GMT
Excessive Fishing Off Coast Threatens Sharks
[RFI] Overfishing in the Republic of Congo is threatening food security, the livelihoods of local fishermen and putting shark populations in danger, according to a new report published this week by TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring organisation.

Congo-Kinshasa

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 13:47:39 GMT
Tshisekedi Invites Region's Presidents to Peace, Security Summit
[Nation] Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi has invited neighbours to a regional meeting in the eastern part of the country to discuss peace and security.

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 03:15:03 GMT
Why Can SADC Not Intervene in Crises As ECOWAS Does?
[ISS] Many in Southern Africa are asking why SADC does not intervene in crises in the same way leaders in West Africa do.

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 09:54:55 GMT
Steady Situation On DRC Border - PN
[ANGOP] Cazombo -- The Commander-General of the National Police, Paulo de Almeida, considered the situation on the border between the Angolan municipality of Alto Zambeze (eastern Province of Moxico) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zam...

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 12:17:26 GMT
Abuse Survivors Rebuild Lives, Brick By Brick
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Goma -- Congolese teenager Aline was left destitute aged only 15 after she was raped, left pregnant and then accused of bringing dishonour to her family and made to leave her home.

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 04:32:26 GMT
Rally in Support of Nobel Laureate Mukwege After Death Threats
[RFI] Hundreds of people have rallied in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Bukavu in support of Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Denis Mukwege, who has been the target of death threats believed to be linked to his outspoken criticism of v...

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