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Articles about the Republic of the Congo from SocioLingo Africa.

Kasai violence : 11,000 Congolese seek refuge in Angola

 A spike of violence in the Kasai Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has now forced over 11,000 refugees to seek safety in Angola. Border points and villages inside the Southern African nation have seen a sharp increase in refugee arrivals with over 9,000 arriving so far in April. The brutal conflict […]

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UN refugee agency sending urgent relief items for Congolese civilians fleeing to Angola

The United Nations refugee agency is shipping tents, mosquito nets and other essential relief items to Angola, where some 9,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have fled this month alone. “Refugees reported fleeing attacks from militia groups, who are targeting police, military officials, and civilians who they believe are supporting or […]

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Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen this June

African Ministries from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gabon, Madagascar, Morocco, Rwanda and Zimbabwe have confirmed to attend the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) (www.Africa-Energy-Forum.com) to date, which is set to welcome 2,000 decision-makers in Africa’s energy sector to Copenhagen this June. AEF is the annual meeting point for Africa’s energy sector […]

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Congo Brazzaville: Restraint needed as protesters clash with security forces

Congo Brazzaville: Restraint needed as protesters clash with security forces   AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWS FLASH 20 October 2015 Congo Brazzaville: Restraint needed as protesters clash with security forces Spokespersons available for interview Security forces in the Republic of Congo must refrain from using excessive force against protesters, Amnesty International said today. Five people are reported […]

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