Congo, Republic of

Articles about the Republic of the Congo from SocioLingo Africa.

Statement at the end of an IMF Mission to the Republic of Congo 2017

An IMF staff team headed by Abdoul Aziz Wane visited Brazzaville from September 25 to October 4, 2017 to collect information, including to reassess the country’s debt, discuss cash management with the authorities, and conduct a scoping for a diagnostic study on governance issues in the Republic of Congo. At the end of the mission, […]

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IMF Mission to Visit the Republic of Congo 2017

At the request of the authorities of the Republic of Congo, a staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Brazzaville from September 26 to October 4, 2017. The mission will take stock of recent economic developments, finalize the assessment of debt, and update macroeconomic projections. Distributed by APO on behalf of International […]

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Congo : UN and partners call for nearly $24 million in emergency aid

UN and partners call for nearly $24 million in emergency aid for the Congo’s Pool region United Nations, the Republic of Congo’s Government and humanitarian partners today appealed for $23.7 million to aid Congolese in the area of southern Brazzaville known as “the Pool”, where fighting and insecurity has displaced one out of every three […]

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New Study Reveals Economic Toll of Malnutrition in Democratic Republic of Congo

The economy of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is losing 1,637 billion Congolese francs, or more than a billion dollars a year, to the effects of child undernutrition. This is equivalent to as much as 4.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).* The social and economic costs of undernutrition are revealed in a new study […]

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