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:
- Mon - Jul 17, 2017: Opposition Cries Foul As Congo Votes - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[Al Jazeera] Voters in the Republic of Congo go to the polls on Sunday in legislative elections, the first since violence-marred presidential polls last year which returned Denis Sassou Nguesso to power.
- Mon - Jul 3, 2017: Rwanda, Congo Sign Finance Cooperation Deal - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[New Times] Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville yesterday signed an agreement establishing a framework under which the two countries can cooperate in various areas of interest.
- Mon - Jun 26, 2017: President's Daughter Charged With Corruption in France - AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville
[RFI] Investigators have widened a corruption probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso.