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Cameroon - Congo - Exemplary Fraternal Cooperation

[Cameroon Tribune] Between late May 2021 and this month of June 2021, cooperation ties between Cameroon and Congo at the political level through high-level consultations have been intense and admirable. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Remain Unbeaten in Congo

[Namibian] Namibia's unbeaten run at the Africa Group IV Davis Cup competition in Brazzaville, Congo continued yesterday when they beat the hosts Congo 3-0. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Off to Winning Start in Congo

[Namibian] NAMIBIA's senior men's tennis team got off to a great start at the Davis Cup Africa Group IV tournament in Brazzaville, Congo this week, when they won their opening two ties. (AllAfrica)

Tunisia-Congo - Third Place Battle

[Cameroon Tribune] Both teams that were eliminated on June 16, 2021 at the semi-final stage will be meeting today June 18, 2021 at the Yaounde Multipurpose Sports Complex. (AllAfrica)

First Tunisian-Congolese Forum On Digitalization, Brazzaville July 5-6 and Kinshasa July 7-9

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The first Tunisian-Congolese Forum on Digitalization and Information and Communication Technologies will be organised by the Tunisian consortium "GET IT," a group of technology sector enterprises, in cooperation with Tunisia's Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on July 5-6 in Brazzaville and on July 7-9 in Kinshasa. (AllAfrica)

Ushindi Strikes to Settle CHAN Clash of the Congos

[Namibian] CLINICAL Chico Ushindi scored just after half-time to give the Democratic Republic of Congo a 1-0 win over Congo Brazzaville Sunday and the lead in Group B of the African Nations Championship (Chan). (AllAfrica)

Africa Elections 2021 - All the Upcoming Votes

[African Arguments] A regularly updated list of the upcoming elections in Africa in 2021. (AllAfrica)

Election in Congo Brazzaville - Sassou Nguesso Is Candidate

[Cameroon Tribune] Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso, has officially received the benediction of his party, the Congolese Labor Party (PCT), to stand for the March 2021 Presidential elections. The decision was made public on Friday January 8, 2021, by members of his party after the holding of an extraordinary congress. (AllAfrica)

Africa's Road to Recovery in 2021 Is a Fresh Start

[Chatham House] The continent now has a chance to reshape its relations with the global economy to create greater pan-African prosperity and resilience for future generations. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2021 - Mico Scores Late As Rwanda Hold Congo-Brazzaville in Warm-Up Match

[New Times] Thursday Rwanda 2-2 Congo Brazzaville (AllAfrica)

'It Weighs You Down,' Covid-19 Survivor Says

[WHO] Yaffa Fatoumata hoped that the fever and the sore throat she was suffering were just signs of a passing flu. However, when the symptoms persisted, the26-year-old legal assistant in Republic of the Congo's Ministry of Communication decided to get tested for COVID-19. Two days after the test, her results turned out positive for the virus. (AllAfrica)

Elephant Poacher Sentenced to 30 Years

[DW] The man, dubbed "the butcher of Nouabale Ndoki" park in the Republic of Congo, is set to spend the next 30 years in prison. The park is a refuge for the region's rare forest elephants and is protected by UNESCO. (AllAfrica)

Prolific Elephant Poacher Jailed for 30 Years

[RFI] Authorities in Republic of the Congo have put a notorious poacher behind bars for 30 years for the attempted murder of park rangers and ivory trafficking, according to a wildlife conservation group. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon Congo Border - Demarcation Process On Right Footing

[Cameroon Tribune] Commission members resolved to respect terms of agreement on Friday February 21, 2020. (AllAfrica)

Decouverte - Congolese Minister and MINAT At Japoma Stadium

[Cameroon Tribune] Both Ministers were visible impressed with the architectural beauty of the stadium on Friday February 21. (AllAfrica)

Don't Retreat, Expand U.S. Engagement in Africa

[CFA] Washington, DC -Militant Islamist groups were involved in roughly 3,500 violent events in Africa in 2019. This represents a record level of terrorist activity on the continent and a doubling since 2013. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2020 - Amavubi to Face Congo Brazzaville, Cameroon in Build-Up Matches

[New Times] Rwanda hosted the 4th African Nations Championship (CHAN) in 2016. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon-Congo - Relations Bilateral Cooperation Appraised

[Cameroon Tribune] Ambassador Ollessongo Valentin and Minister Adoum Gargoum reviewed cooperation ties between both countries on January 7, 2020 at the Ministry of External Relations. (AllAfrica)

Senior Chinese Official Meets Republic of Congo President

[Focac] Brazzaville -Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, met with President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso here on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Congo's President to Sign Forest Initiative During Paris Visit

[RFI] The President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, is expected to formally sign the international Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) while on an official visit to the Elysée Palace with French President Emmanuel Macron. (AllAfrica)

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. (AllAfrica)

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. (AllAfrica)

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. (AllAfrica)

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. (AllAfrica)

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 debts to China. (AllAfrica)

Ex-Minister Gets 20 Years of Forced Labour for Threatening State Security

[RFI] A leading Congolese opposition figure on Wednesday was sentenced to hard labour for threatening state security and illegal possession of arms and ammunition. Andre Okombi Salissa, who in 2016 challenged President Denis Sassou Nguesso for the presidency of the Republic of Congo, had denied the charges against him and said the weapons had been planted in an apartment owned by his wife. (AllAfrica)

Red Devils Declare War on Warriors Ahead of Afcon Qualifier

[The Herald] Congo Brazzaville's Red Devils are bullish ahead of their showdown with the Warriors and believe they can perform a smash and grab job on the hosts in their final African Cup of Nations Group G qualifier at the National Sports Stadium. (AllAfrica)

Congo's Balotelli Woes Give Warriors Big Boost

[The Herald] THE football gods appear to be casting a bright light on the Warriors path, as they battle to make the 2019 AFCON finals, with Congo-Brazzaville's attacking mainstay, Thievy Bifouma, now set to miss the winner-take-all showdown in Harare on March 24. (AllAfrica)

400,000 African Pangolins Are Hunted for Meat Every Year - Why It's Time to Act

[The Conversation Africa] Pangolins, a group of unique African and Asian scaly mammals, are considered to be one of the most heavily trafficked wild mammals in the world. They are hunted and traded for their meat, scales, and other body parts, and used as traditional medicines in parts of Africa and Asia. (AllAfrica)

Angola Expels Over 1 000 Foreigners

[CAJ News] Luanda -ANGOLA has since the beginning of the year deported at least 1 430 foreign nationals allegedly living illegally in the country. This represents an increase of 360 expulsions compared to the last week of 2018. (AllAfrica)

South African and Zambian Presidents Urge 'Speedy' Election Results

[RFI] South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa and Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Wednesday that the electoral commission in the Democratic Republic of Congo should "speedily" release election results to help maintain peace and stability. The meeting between the two leaders of the Sadc regional bloc came as the Congolese electoral commission said it would publish results within 24 to 48 hours. (AllAfrica)