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Feature – Chinese Doctors Bring Brightness to Congolese Cataract Patients

Feature – Chinese Doctors Bring Brightness to Congolese Cataract Patients

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. However, due to limited access to medical resources, she found it hard to get a proper surgery until she came to China-Congo Friendship Hospital (CCFH) where the Chinese medical team in […]

Team of Oil Traders combine network of industry contacts so as to offer help to multinational companies in Africa

Team of Oil Traders combine network of industry contacts so as to offer help to multinational companies in Africa

´The firm combines a vast network of industry contacts with extensive African oil & gas industry experience to offer an unparalleled service to NOCs and multinational companies operating on the continent. DMWA Resources will target plays and partnerships across West and Central Africa. An oil & gas advisory, E&P and trading firm that aligns its […]

Fight Breaks Out in Congo Capital Between Police and Unknown Gunmen

Fight Breaks Out in Congo Capital Between Police and Unknown Gunmen

Police have exchanged fire with suspected militiamen in Brazzaville. The fighting is the first bout of intense violence since President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s controversial re-election last month. Chaos erupted on the streets of the Republic of Congo’s capital on Monday, as police fought with unknown gunmen and young activists set fire to a couple of […]

Election Campaigning Underway in Congo Brazzaville As Opposition Calls for Delay

Election Campaigning Underway in Congo Brazzaville As Opposition Calls for Delay

Campaigning for presidential elections in the Republic of Congo officially got underway on Friday, although the opposition have criticised the choice of date since it coincides with deadly explosions in Brazzaville four years ago. President Denis Sassou Nguesso is vying for a third term in office after a controversial modification to the country’s constitution. The […]

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Following a weekend of elections on the African Continent, analysts are drawing parallels between Congo-Brazzaville and Tanzania even before results are announced. One leader is accused of tampering with the constitution to extend his grip on power, whilst the other has been credited with respecting presidential term limits. In one corner, you see a political […]

PM Receives Denis Sassou Nguesso’s Envoy

PM Receives Denis Sassou Nguesso’s Envoy

The President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, has sent a message of friendship, cooperation and solidarity to his Cameroonian counterpart, President Paul Biya, through his Diplomatic Adviser and Special Envoy, Martin Adouki. After handing over the message to Prime Minister, Head of Government Philemon Yang during an audience yesterday, August 12, 2015 […]

Tanzania/Congo-Brazzaville Twiga Stars to Camp in Zanzibar for AAG

Tanzania/Congo-Brazzaville Twiga Stars to Camp in Zanzibar for AAG

National women soccer team, Twiga Stars is expected to move into residential training in Zanzibar from Tuesday, in preparations for All Africa Games (AAG) finals in Congo Brazzaville. According to the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Media Officer, Baraka Kizuguto, the decision to set camp in Zanzibar was reached by the federation’s Executive Committee that met […]

Kaka Nguesso – Africa’s ‘Big Men’ Still Seek to Extend Their Rule

Kaka Nguesso – Africa’s ‘Big Men’ Still Seek to Extend Their Rule

While elections in the Republic of Congo are a year away, Brazzaville, its riverside capital, is awash with rumours that the president will amend the constitution, again, to remain in power. Denis Sassou-Nguesso, 72, has ruled over the oil-rich state for nearly 35 years, against a backdrop of coups, civil wars and repeated constitutional revisions. […]

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