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ISS: Congo-Brazzaville locked in crisis by its military governance

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Over two days in January, two significant events connected to the security establishment occurred in the Republic of the Congo. First, general-turned-media...

Congo opposition leader charged with violating state security

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Authorities in Congo Republic have charged a former army chief and candidate in a presidential election earlier this year with violating state...

Congo calls Human Rights Watch report on killings ‘biased’

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The Republic of Congo said on Thursday a Human Rights Watch report accusing Congolese soldiers of killing 18 people while serving as...

Human Rights Watch accuses Congo Republic peacekeepers of killings

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Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused soldiers from the Republic of Congo of killing 18 people, including women and children, while serving...

Congo attacks displace civilians, destroy infrastructure, bishop says

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Helicopter attacks against former militia fighters in southern Congo Republic have destroyed civilian infrastructure and caused many residents to flee, a Catholic...

Congo president Sassou Nguesso wins re-election – interior minister

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Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso has won a new five-year term with 60.39 percent of the vote, the interior minister said...

Protest, tear gas in Congo as Sassou Nguesso seeks to extend...

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Police fired tear gas at opposition supporters in Congo Republic on Sunday, witnesses said, after voting ended in a poll expected to...

Congo opposition holds ceremony for killed protesters

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Congo Republic's opposition parties held a remembrance ceremony on Friday for protesters killed during rallies against President Denis Sassou Nguesso's plans to...

Congo police fire tear gas at anti-referendum protesters

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Police fired tear gas and warning shots on Tuesday at thousands of opposition supporters protesting against a planned referendum on constitutional reform...

Thousands in rally against Congo constitution changes

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Tens of thousands gathered in Republic of Congo's capital on Sunday to voice their opposition to possible constitutional changes that would allow...

Referendum on Congo constitutional changes

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Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso has announced a referendum on changes to the constitution that could allow him to run...

Beyina-Moussa is new AFRAA president

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At the close of the 46th general meeting of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), organised by Air Algérie earlier this month November...

Congo expels 50 000 DRC citizens

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The Republic of Congo has expelled more than 50 000 citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the past month,...

Clashes over Congo Republic security official killed at least 22

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At least 22 people were killed when security forces raided the house of Republic of Congo's former deputy intelligence chief and clashed...

Congo-Brazzaville to receive ex-BDF CN235

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The small Congolese Air Force is set to receive an ex-Botswana Defence Force (BDF) CASA CN235 transport aircraft. CN235M-10 (cn C009, TN-228) was...

Congo buys Tigr armoured vehicles

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The Republic of Congo has ordered Tigr armoured vehicles from Russia, to be used by its police force. The deal was announced last...

Belgian defence chief visits Congo

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Belgium's Chief of Defence has visited the Republic of the Congo with the aim of strengthening military cooperation between the two countries. General...

Paramount confirms Mirage F1AZs delivered to Congo-Brazzaville, eyes future customers

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The Paramount Group is negotiating with several potential customers for the sale of ex-South African Air Force Mirage F1AZ aircraft, and hopes...

Yemenia airline avoids EU blacklist despite crash

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The European Union added all airlines from Djibouti, the Republic of Congo and Sao Tome and Principe to its airline safety blacklist, but Yemenia...

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