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Congo's Dennis Sassou-Nguesso sworn in for fifth term

Ghana Web 16 Apr 2021
Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso has taken the oath of office for another term, extending his 36-year accumulated rule ... Congo, a land of five million people that abuts the vast Democratic Republic of Congo, has recently had some good economic news ... Congo's true public debt could thus be about 115 percent of GDP, Global Witness said.
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Congo's double challenge: Dependence on oil and food imports

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2021
Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who will start a new five-year term on Friday, has set the country a mighty challenge ... Congo, a land of five million people that abuts the vast Democratic Republic of Congo, has recently had some good economic news ... Congo's true public debt could thus be about 115 percent of GDP, Global Witness said.
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Common-sense solutions versus COVID-19

Manila Standard Today 15 Apr 2021
In fact, about 3.7 billion doses of ivermectin have been distributed in mass drug administration campaigns globally over the past 30 years. In DR Congo, between the years 2003 and 2017, the total average population treated was around 15,552,588 with 55 deaths associated with ivermectin treatment.
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RDC : Caritas Congo Asbl et Caritas Norvège engagées dans l’appui à la prévention, à l’atténuation de l’impact socio-économique et à la veille contre la COVID-19 dans les 5 Provinces les plus affectées

Reliefweb 15 Apr 2021
Bukavu, le 14 avril 2021 (caritasdev.cd) . Contribuer à la réduction de la propagation et de l’atténuation des répercussions socio-économiques négatives de COVID-19 sur les communautés vulnérables, tel est l’objectif global d’un projet de la Caritas Congo Asbl ... .
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Congo to start delayed COVID-19 vaccination with AstraZeneca shots

Metro USA 14 Apr 2021
KINSHASA (Reuters) – The Democratic Republic of Congo will start its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on April 19 with 1.7 million AstraZeneca doses it ...
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DR Congo ready to deploy AstraZeneca jabs after 'cautious' one-month delay

Ghana Web 14 Apr 2021
The Democratic Republic of Congo will start its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on April 19 with 1.7 million AstraZeneca doses it received from the ...
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Special Envoy Updates Security Council on New Strategy for Consolidating Peace, Preventing Conflict in Great Lakes Region

Reliefweb 12 Apr 2021
Huang Xia, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, presented the Secretary-General’s latest biannual report on the implementation of the 2013 Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region (document S/2021/306).
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Sassou rules like an emperor while Congolese die from extreme poverty

The Observer 11 Apr 2021
The result of last month’s presidential election in Congo-Brazzaville brought no surprises ... From its Soviet Union days, Congo-Brazzaville, a country of 5.5 million souls with a median age of 17, has never been a democracy, or a republic in liberal terms ... Yet, Congo is Africa’s sixth-biggest oil producer, earning huge revenues.
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Monitoring and Reporting Officer, Republic of Congo

Reliefweb 08 Apr 2021
Monitoring and Reporting Officer, Republic of Congo. Bomassa (Headquarters of Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park) Republic of Congo ... The program is the largest in WCS’s global portfolio and reports to the Regional Program for Central Africa and Gulf of Guinea.
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SDRs and debt holidays still just a band-aid for debt-hobbled countries

Metro USA 08 Apr 2021
In sub-Saharan Africa, interest payments suck up close to 50% of government revenues for Ghana and around 30% for Nigeria and Angola, S&P Global calculates. Zambia, Mozambique, Republic of Congo and Angola have all seen their debt burdens soar above 100% of GDP, while Morgan ...
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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – April 8, 2021

Anadolu Agency 08 Apr 2021
Ankara. Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world ... The cases included 2,203 symptomatic patients ... - Other global developments. The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Congo confirmed the re-election of the country’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
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Analysis: SDRs and debt holidays still just a band-aid for debt-hobbled countries

Metro USA 07 Apr 2021
In sub-Saharan Africa, interest payments suck up close to 50% of government revenues for Ghana and around 30% for Nigeria and Angola, S&P Global calculates. Zambia, Mozambique, Republic of Congo and Angola have all seen their debt burdens soar above 100% of GDP, while Morgan ...
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The Vickers Viscount – The World’s First Commercial Turboprop

Simple Flying 07 Apr 2021
This month marks 68 years since the Vickers Viscount was introduced into commercial service with British European Airways (BAE) ... These second-hand planes continued to sell in the 1990s, but eventually, the final airworthy Viscount, registration 9Q-COD, last hit the skies in January 2009, for the Democratic Republic of the Congo-based Global Airways.
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New DR Congo state buyer seeks cobalt price power

Taipei Times 03 Apr 2021
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), the world’s main source of vital battery ingredient cobalt, is also one of the poorest nations ... DR Congo accounts for nearly 70 percent of the global supply of cobalt used in the lithium-ion batteries that power most electric vehicles.
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Saudi Arabia of cobalt: Congo eyes battery metal price power

Mining Dot Com 02 Apr 2021
“We believe that EGC will introduce the image and identity of Congo to the markets for those involved in cobalt.” Tesla, BMW. Congo accounts for nearly 70% of the global supply of cobalt used in the lithium-ion batteries that power most electric vehicles.
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