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Congo-Brazzaville’s repressive government buys secret weapons haul from Azerbaijan

For several years, the Republic of the Congo has been quietly buying an arsenal from Azerbaijan, with the latest cache arriving before next month’s election

Safety concerns dog Congo repairs

Congo's army has widened a safety zone around the site of the weekend arms dump explosions that killed nearly 200 people.

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 wounded.

Morgues overcrowded as Congo death toll rises

The number of victims from the Congo armoury blast continues to rise as morgues run out of space and are forced to stack bodies two each onto a tray.

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.

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 old grandson. "Gérard's mother stopped breastfeeding him when he was seven months," the 61-year old grandmother says. "He hadn't even started walking. Since then, his health has not been good."

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State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

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