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:
- Tue - May 16, 2017: Cyiza Eyes Gold At Africa Boxing Championships in Brazzaville - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[New Times] The 2014 All Africa Youth Games bronze medalist Jean Pierre Cyiza has insisted he is aiming for nothing less than a gold medal at the forthcoming AFBC African Boxing Championships in Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo from May 27 - June 4.
- Tue - May 16, 2017: Bashir's Continental Dream Dashed - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[Monitor] Kampala -2014 Commonwealth quarterfinalist Nasir Bashir wasted another chance to reach the African Confederation Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo when he lost in the ultimate trials at Lugogo Sunday.
- Thu - May 11, 2017: Boxers May Skip Brazzaville Tourney - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[Citizen] The national amateur boxing team's participation in this year's Africa Confederation Championships and East Africa Championships hangs in the balance.
- 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.