Congo

Congo-Brazzaville

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 06:37:21 GMT
Congo May Join Nigeria As Africa's Largest Oil Producers
[Daily Trust] Republic of Congo could produce nearly 1 million barrels of crude per day following a new oil discovery in the country, a company involved told Reuters on Monday.

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 04:28:32 GMT
Fresh Corruption Allegations Against President's Family
[Deutsche Welle] Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Republic of Congo is no stranger to high profile corruption accusations.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 10:01:11 GMT
Cameroon-Congo Joint Project - Construction of Chollet Hep Dam Imminent
[Cameroon Tribune] The examination and adoption of different terms of references of the 600-megawatt dam over the River Dja will pave the way for international call for tender and environmental impact assessment.

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:07:13 GMT
Congo-Cameroon Inter-State University - Imminent Opening Next Academic Year
[Cameroon Tribune] The Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education, Jacques Fame Ndongo, presided a meeting on the operationalization of the institution.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:49:34 GMT
IMF Approves Congo Bailout After China Debt Deal
[East African] The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) executive board approved a bailout worth nearly $449 million for OPEC member Congo Republic on Thursday, potentially setting a precedent for other nations struggling under the weight of large deb...

Congo-Kinshasa

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:18:52 GMT
1,900 Civilians Killed in Kivus Over 2 Years
[HRW] Goma -Armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern Kivu provinces have killed 1,900 civilians and abducted more than 3,300 others between June 2017 and June 2019, Human Rights Watch and the New York University-based Congo Research Gro...

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 08:04:15 GMT
Mother and Child's Recovery Offers Hope in Ebola Fight
[VOA] After 29 days at an Ebola treatment center in eastern Congo, fighting for their lives, a mother and her young son were discharged Tuesday amid applause and laughter.

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 10:45:40 GMT
Cure for Ebola Is On the Horizon
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE first-ever multi-drug randomised control trial is offering Ebola patients hope of surviving the deadly virus.

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 07:07:13 GMT
Gender Norms Built Into Sexual Violence Programmes Need a Rethink
[The Conversation Africa] Sexual and gender-based violence is an enormous problem in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The international focus has been on rape by armed actors, rather than on sexual and gender-based violence more broadl...

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:54:37 GMT
Ebola Drugs 'Saving Lives' After Clinical Trials
[Deutsche Welle] Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results.

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