CONGO (REP.) | CONGO (REP.)

05-Oct-2014 to 17:30

Implementation of CAR ceasefire agreement worries AU

APA - Brazzaville (Congo) — The new African Union Representative for peace in the Central African Republic, General Jean Marie Michel Mokoko has expressed concern over the implementation of the agreement of cessation of hostilities recently signed by the main players in the security crisis, which broke out in the country in March 2013.

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02-Oct-2014 to 19:35

Forum on IT development in Africa opens in Rwanda

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A two-day international forum dubbed "Smart Rwanda Days", opened Thursday with a call for all stakeholders to promote the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) as major source for growth across the continent.

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25-Sep-2014 to 20:43

CPJ condemns journalist’s expulsion from Congo

APA – Brazzaville (Congo) — The Committee to Protect Journalists has criticized the authorities in Congo Brazzaville over the expulsion of freelance journalist Sadio Kante, urging them to allow her to return and report freely.

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17-Sep-2014 to 11:19

Congo gets $60m W/Bank loan to boost power access

APA-Brazzaville-(Congo) — The World Bank has approved $60 million loan to the Republic of Congo to help increase access to electricity and improve the efficiency and reliability of the distribution system, the Washington-based lender said in a statement on Wednesday.

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11-Sep-2014 to 13:13

Congolese court slams life sentence, forced labor for ex-colonel

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — – Marcel Ntsourou, an ex-Colonel and top official of the National Security Council (CNS) was sentenced Thursday to life with forced labor in a case pitting him against the Congolese state.

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