Congo-Brazzaville: Fishing Community Evicted

The port of Pointe-Noire has evicted 8,000 residents of a fishing village to make way for expansion. The move is a blow to livelihoods, and takes away a source of affordable protein for the city's poor.

A traditional wooden boat.

  • Congo-Brazzaville:   Beninois Fishing Community Evicted

    IPS, 25 November 2010

    The Autonomous Port of Pointe-Noire has evicted 8,000 residents of a fishing village to make way for expanded facilities. The move is a blow to the community’s livelihoods,… Read more »