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Central Africa

#Central African Republic: new violence in Bangassou

The United Nations Mission for the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) said on Saturday that the violence had broken out in Bangassou in south-eastern Central...
President Denis Sassou Nguesso

#Congo: the party of President Sassou Nguesso winner of the elections

The Congolese Labor Party ( PCT ) of President Denis Sassou Nguesso largely won the legislative and local elections of 16 July by winning...
Angola adopts law limiting powers of future president

#Angola adopts law limiting powers of future president

The Angolan parliament voted Friday a law limiting the military and security powers of the future President of the Republic who will come out...

DRC: $ 750 million in tax losses due to corruption

The NGO Global Witness estimates that the Democratic Republic of Congo ( DRC ), a poor country but rich in copper and colbalt, lost...

#Congo-Brazzaville: two relatives of Sassou Nguesso under investigation

They are now five, the relatives of the Congolese head of state Denis Sassou Nguesso targeted by the French justice in the context of...

#Gabon: Legislative again postponed, “no later than next April”

The Gabonese legislative elections, which were to be held before 29 July 2017 after a first postponement, were further postponed, "by April 2018 at...

#Congo’s Kabila reshuffles police following his refusal to step down when his mandate expired

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese President Joseph Kabila has replaced the national police chief of police and the police commander in the capital Kinshasa, as...
#Congo - Legislative 2017: Will this ballot be democratic?

#Congo – Legislative 2017: Will this ballot be democratic?

Voting in first round of legislative and local area polls in the Republic of Congo has largely been peaceful across the Central African country.In...

#Congo-legislative: low turnout at the opening of polling stations

Nearly 2 million voters are expected to vote this Sunday for the first round of the election of MPs and local councilors.And as during...

#DRC: 27 dead and 54 missing in a shipwreck on the Kasai River

27 people died and 54 are missing in the sinking of a boat on the Kasai River in the south-west of the Democratic Republic...