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An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
Ivor Ichikowitz is the founder and executive chairman of the Paramount Group, the largest private arms manufacturer in Africa. It makes armoured...
Safety concerns dog Congo repairs
Safety concerns dog Congo repairs
Congo's army on Thursday widened a safety zone around the site of the weekend arms dump explosions that killed nearly 200 people amid reports that...
Search for Congo survivors delayed by safety concerns
Search for Congo survivors delayed by safety concerns
Fears of more unexploded munitions at a Congo arms depot where a series of blasts killed nearly 200 people have delayed the search for more...
Morgues overcrowded as Congo death toll rises
Morgues overcrowded as Congo death toll rises
Morticians stacked bodies onto a tray at Brazzaville's main morgue on Tuesday as the death toll rose to at least 236 from a conflagration at an...
Congo seeks changes to SA farm deal
Congo seeks changes to SA farm deal
Congo Republic wants to amend the terms of a multi-million hectare land deal with South African farmers, a top aide told Reuters on Wednesday,...
Air France jet hits Brazzaville building
Air France jet hits Brazzaville building
An Air France Airbus A330 hit a building just after landing in Congo's capital Brazzaville and was banned from taking off with any passengers,...
Mortar attacks pound Brazzaville ahead of key talks
Mortar attacks pound Brazzaville ahead of key talks
At least four mortar shells pounded a northern working-class district of the Congo capital Brazzaville overnight causing heavy damage but no...
Congo grapples with malnutrition
Congo grapples with malnutrition
Sitting at a small clinic in the Talangai area, north of Congo's capital, Brazzaville, Elise Diamba holds the hands of her malnourished two-year...
Congo-Brazza president tightens grip
Congo-Brazza president tightens grip
The Republic of Congo heads into a second round of voting on Sunday, but many there are wary of electoral chaos and the fact that their lives...
'Total disorder' in Congo legislative elections
'Total disorder' in Congo legislative elections
The first round of Congo's legislative elections was marked by chaos on Sunday, with long delays, protesters crying foul and about 40 smaller...
Congo ruling party expected to win legislative elections
Congo ruling party expected to win legislative elections
President Denis Sassou Nguesso's ruling party is expected to be the big winner of legislative elections on Sunday in the African republic of Congo,...
Congo builds mausoleum for colonial master
Congo builds mausoleum for colonial master
The remains of one of the few white colonists still held in regard in Africa were reinterred on Tuesday in a glass and marble mausoleum in the city...

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