Congo-Brazzaville: Prime Minister and Cabinet Resign
The central African nation has been struggling economically since a 2014 drop in oil prices. Read more »
September 20, 2016
Congo-Brazzaville: Death Toll Rises Following Anti-Government Protests
Government sources say that 14 civilians and three policemen were killed during anti-Kabila protests in Kinshasa Monday. At least two bodies were found Tuesday morning in the… Read more »
April 04, 2016
Congo-Brazzaville: Fighting Breaks Out in Capital
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… Read more »
March 24, 2016
Congo-Brazzaville: Disputes Erupt Over Congo Election, Nguesso Wins Third Term
President Denis Sassou Nguesso has claimed victory in national elections to extend his 32 years in power. Opposition cries foul and demands a recount as world leaders call for… Read more »
March 21, 2016
Africa: Win for African Democracy At the Ballot Box?
Elections in five states have reaffirmed the disparate rate of progress towards democratic governance across Africa. Democrats win and lose in some countries, despots remain… Read more »
March 18, 2016
Congo-Brazzaville: Sassou Nguesso Clings to Power in Congo-Brazzaville
President Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville has been in office for 31 years and is seeking re-election on Sunday. The opposition failed to agree on a common candidate to stand… Read more »
March 20, 2016
Congo-Brazzaville: Republic of Congo Heads to Polls Amid Communications Blackout
Polling stations have opened in the Republic of Congo, with President Denis Sassou N'Guesso likely to be re-elected. Telephone communication has been cut across the central African… Read more »
January 01, 2016
Africa: Africa's Election Year - a Long Way to Democracy?
The year 2015 will go down in history as one of elections in Africa. Overall there were thirteen of them. According to observers, eligible voters realized the importance and civic… Read more »
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