COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: BrazzavilleGovernment: Presidential Republic
Current President: Denis Sassou Nguesso
Population: 4,662,446 (2014)
Land Size: 342,000 sq km (132,047 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Wed - Apr 26, 2017: UN Releases Funding for Response to those Fleeing Kasai - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[UN News] The United Nations migration agency released emergency funding in the amount of $100,000 to kick-start relief operations in Angola for the 1.1 million Congolese displaced by fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) south-central Kasai region.
- Tue - Apr 25, 2017: Fans Set to Mark Papa Wemba's Anniversary - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[Nation] It is one year since Congolese crooner Papa Wemba collapsed and and died while performing in Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire. Several events are planned in Kinshasa, Congo DR to mark the occasion.
- Tue - Apr 4, 2017: Rwanda-Congo Brazzaville Discuss Refugee Repatriation - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[New Times] Rwanda and the Republic of Congo are looking into ways to trigger mass voluntary repatriation of Rwandan refugees as the deadline for the implementation of the cessation clause draws nearer.
- Tue - Mar 28, 2017: Congolese President Starts State Visit to Algeria - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[Focac] Algiers -Congolese President Denis Sassou N'Guesso on Monday arrived in Algeria as part of a four-day visit at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika to boost bilateral relations.