Congo Republic

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Oct 31st, 2013
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German airline Lufthansa has stopped flights to Asmara, capital of Eritrea, pending the signing of a new air traffic agreement between Germany and the African state, a spokesman for the airline said on Tuesday. Lufthansa previously flew to Asmara three times a week from Fr...
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In Central Africa
Apr 16th, 2013
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KAMPALA, Uganda, (UNHCR) – Few customers come to the simply named Beauty Salon in Kampala’s Kisenyi slum, but for refugee owner Rosette Wabenga, it is still a dream come true. “I am a very lucky woman to have this shop,” Wabenga says. “Words cannot express how grateful I am to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2013
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Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo, is an agreeable city with a frayed, low-rise commercial downtown, a hilly upscale district of hotels and embassies that stretches to the airport, and, radiating out in three directions, busy working-class quartiers where life goes on out of doors...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Feb 25th, 2013
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At least eight people have been killed in the first clashes between rival factions of the M23 rebel group in DR Congo, sources have told the BBC. The violence was linked to a power-struggle between M23 political leader Jean-Marie Runiga and military chief Sultani Makenga, the sources said. On Sunday,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jan 10th, 2013
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The influential Forbes Magazine, has listed the country as ranking high in global index for habouring one of the world’s saddest people, saying the country’s leadership must move from corrupt practices and official profligacy to render quality leadership to the people. This is contained in the annual...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 10th, 2013
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The influential Forbes Magazine, has listed the country as ranking high in global index for habouring one of the world’s saddest people, saying the country’s leadership must move from corrupt practices and official profligacy to render quality leadership to the people. This is contained in the annual...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jul 16th, 2012
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Voters in the oil-exporting Central African state of Congo Republic have turned out to elect a new parliament, with the ruling party of President Denis Sassou Nguesso and its allies seen holding the majority. Opposition parties have complained about a lack of access to state media during campaigning,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe The continuing failure of the Nigerian state to protect the Igbo people from genocide demands new solutions to realise security and self-determination. The concept ‘failed-state’ carries an understandable melodramatic import! It refers to the inability or failure of a state to fulfi...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 3rd, 2012
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Africa’s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote, has donated $500 000 to victims of last month’s munitions blasts in Congo which killed at least 282 people, his group said on Tuesday. Dangote made the donation at the weekend in the Congolese capital Brazzaville with a pledge to increase his ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Mar 11th, 2012
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Brazzaville – Morgue workers are hurrying to finish washing the bodies of over 100 victims of last week’s deadly explosion at a Republic of Congo military base ahead of their state funeral. State radio has reported that 246 people were killed one week ago when a military arms depot went u...