Tag: congo

CONGO : Interior minister said to be victim of €400,000 bank scam

June 2, 2021
Brazzaville has been buzzing with speculation over which minister’s bank account was robbed of €400,000. Source link

CONGO : Commisimpex affair: Brazzaville's debt mushrooms

May 23, 2021
The debt owed by Brazzaville to the construction firm Commisimpex shot up in the spring. Source link

Africa: U.S. Proscribes Isis Affiliates in Mozambique and DR Congo

March 14, 2021
The US Department of State on Wednesday designated two affiliates of ISIS operating in Mozambique and the DR Congo as Foreign Terrorist Organisations in a move meant to cut off supplies to the groups and restrict their leaders. In a statement, the Department said the ISIS-Mozambique and ISIS-DRC are Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs) and

ANGOLA/CONGO : Relations between Sassou and Lourenço become ever more poisonous

February 2, 2021
Presidential advisors in Angola now suspect Congo of colluding with the separatist Frente de Libertação do Estado de Cabinda (FLEC). Source link

CONGO : Sassou's Falcon jet not up for sale before summer

January 29, 2021
With the Paris Court of Cassation due to hand down a ruling in early February, the Falcon 7X jet belonging to the Congolese president’s office looks like it will not be going on sale before July. Source link

Congo declares end to 11th Ebola outbreak

November 20, 2020
Congo has announced the end to its 11th Ebola outbreak, this case in the western Equateur Province. The declaration, which occurred more than 42 days after two tests came back negative for the last confirmed case, was made in accordance with the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, per a statement. More than 55 deaths were