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Indebted Africa Returns to the International Monetary Fund

[ISS] Despite - or is it perhaps because of - increasing volumes of Chinese financing to Africa, that oft-reviled old banker, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is making a comeback to the continent. (AllAfrica)

Billiat On Target As Warriors Hold Congo in Brazzaville

[New Zimbabwe] The Warriors survived a second half onslaught to hold hosts Congo to a 1-1 draw in a crucial Group G 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat in Brazzaville on Sunday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Congo Brazzaville National Makes Investment Tour

[New Dawn] A Pan Africanist from Congo Brazzaville Col. Andre Methode Tchicaya is here in Liberia meeting with authorities of key ministries and agencies to discover how he can fit into Liberia's development climate by bringing in investors. (AllAfrica)

Can Ebola Spread to DRC Neighbours?

[VOA] U.N. officials warn the deadly Ebola virus could be spread by refugees leaving the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province. Officials are urging neighboring countries to increase surveillance at border crossings. (AllAfrica)

Africa's Slowest Moving Fibre Project Begins to Fall Into Place

[Balancing Act] London -Congo-Brazzaville should take the credit for being the most active country partner in the slow moving Central African Backbone project. It linked to neighboring Gabon in April and is now tendering for links to Cameroon and Central African Republic. Russell Southwood looks at how things are falling into place. (AllAfrica)

Razed Villages and Empty Fields Awaits Displaced

[IRIN] The jungle has edged into fields left untilled. It has crept onto thatched-roof houses turned to ruins; and it has stretched over empty highways once used to transport bananas, beans, cassava from a region long-known as Congo-Brazzaville's breadbasket. (AllAfrica)

Feature - Chinese Doctors Bring Brightness to Congolese Cataract Patients

[Focac] Brazaville -For 65-year-old Balossa Yvonne, a Congolese woman who is suffering from cataract for months, a cure for her illness is to receive a surgery. (AllAfrica)

2018 Women AFCON Qualifiers - Lionesses En Route to Brazzaville

[Cameroon Tribune] They will play against the Red Devils of Congo at the Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat on Wednesday June 6, 2018. (AllAfrica)

KDF Teams Vow to Conquer Africa After Receiving Flag

[Nation] Eight-time national basketball champions Ulinzi Warriors are ready for the inaugural Africa Masculine Military Basketball Championship due for June 11-21 in Congo, Brazzaville. (AllAfrica)

Last-Gasp Congo Deny Botswana

[CAF] Congo scored in stoppage time to snatch a 1-1 draw away to Botswana on Saturday in Gaborone. (AllAfrica)

SADC Happy With Progress in DR Congo

[East African] Regional bloc SADC has commended Namibian ex-president Hifikepunye Pohamba for his role as the bloc's special envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). (AllAfrica)

Koffi Olomide Misses Out On Sh25m Windfall As Visa Ban Bites

[Nairobi News] Koffi Olomide's planned performance in Kakamega town to mark the end of the 5th Devolution Conference has been called off, Nairobi News understands. (AllAfrica)

President Off to Attend Franco-African Summit

[Govt of Liberia] Monrovia -President George Manneh Weah departs Liberia for Congo Brazzaville on Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AllAfrica)

RDF Explains Crossing of Two Soldiers Into DR Congo Territory

[New Times] The Rwanda Defence Forces has downplayed the incident in which two Rwandan soldiers were on Monday arrested within about 10m inside the neighbouring DR Congo. (AllAfrica)

Angola Invited to Attend Summit On Protection of Congo River

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State Joăo Lourenço was invited Wednesday to attend the Summit of Heads of State on the protection of Congo River basin, scheduled for 25th this month in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Relations Dept Slams Gaza Strip Attack

[News24Wire] The South African government has joined other nations in condemning an attack in the Gaza strip, in which 17 Palestinians were killed last Friday. (AllAfrica)

Security Forces, Radicals Fingered in Congolese Rape Spree

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE army, police and militia groups have over the past month allegedly raped over 70 citizens in the southern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). (AllAfrica)

CAF Champions League - As Wolayita Dicha Face Young Africans, St. George Meet Cara Brazzaville

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian CAF Confederation Cup representatives Wolayita Dicha will face Tanzanian Young Africans side while the Ethiopian CAF Champions League representatives Saint George will take on Cara Brazzaville of Congo in the Confederation Cup play-offs. (AllAfrica)

UN Refugee Agency Scaling Up Support As 'Horrific' Violence Drives Thousands Into Uganda

[UN News] In the span of just three days - between 10 and 13 March - more than 4,000 people, mostly terrified women and children, have crossed into Uganda from crisis-gripped eastern provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations refugee agency said Friday. (AllAfrica)

The Nation Locked in Crisis By Its Military Governance

[ISS] Over two days in January, two significant events connected to the security establishment occurred in the Republic of the Congo. First, general-turned-media mogul Norbert Dabira was arrested. Then the head of the Republican Guard, General Nianga Ngatsé Mbouala, was sacked. (AllAfrica)

Aisha Buhari, UN Scribe, Others Demand Rescue of Dapchi Girls

[Guardian] Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women's Day yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Jesus Stars At Nomads 4-0 Humiliation in DR Congo - CAF Champions League

[Nyasa Times] Malawi representatives at the CAF Champions League, Be Forward Wanderers FC have been thrashed 4 goals to nil at the hands of DR Congo club AS Vita in their preliminary group stage matches. (AllAfrica)

Women, Children Count Cost of Rape Rampage by Rebels

[CAJ News] Kampala -THOUSANDS of children face a dire future without fathers as a result of a rape spree charactersing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). (AllAfrica)

Libya Down Congo On Penalties for Semis Spot

[CAF] Libya booked their place at the last four after beating Congo 5-3 on penalties in their quarter-final clash on Sunday in Agadir. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2018 - Quarter-Final Line-Up is Complete

[CAF] Angola played out a barren draw against Congo in a Group D clash on Wednesday in Agadir, as the two sides progressed to the knockout stage. (AllAfrica)

Congo Penalty Beats Cameroon in CHAN Match

[CAF] Junior Makiesse scored from the spot twenty minutes from time to secure Congo a priceless victory over favourites Cameroon in Group D in Agadir on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Chan2018 - Angola and Congo Brazzaville to Face Each Other for First Time

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Congo Brazzaville will be playing for the first time in a final stage of the Home-based African Cup of Nations (CHAN), during last round of group D. (AllAfrica)

Govt Urges Refugees to Return Before Deadline

[East African] Rwandan government maintains it expects no further extension of the refugee status for Rwandans when the deadline for its cessation elapses on January 1, 2018. (AllAfrica)

UN Chief Welcomes Ceasefire Between Brazzaville, Reverend Pastor Ntumi

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday welcomed the signing of a ceasefire between the Government of the Republic of the Congo and a group led by Reverend Pastor Ntumi. (AllAfrica)

Republic of Congo Reaches Peace Deal With 'Ninja' Rebels

[Deutsche Welle] Rebels waging an insurgency in the Republic of Congo since 2002 are to hand over their weapons under a peace deal. The conflict has killed at least dozens and caused mass displacement. (AllAfrica)

In Tanzania, UN Peacekeeping Chief Pays Tribute to 'Blue Helmets' Killed in DR Congo

[UN News] The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the country's peacekeepers recently killed during their mission in a neighbouring country. (AllAfrica)