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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...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...