Congo-Brazzaville


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Congo-Brazzaville

, Congo, Republic of Congo
a republic in W Central Africa: formerly the French colony of Middle Congo, part of French Equatorial Africa, it became independent in 1960; consists mostly of equatorial forest, with savanna and extensive swamps; drained chiefly by the Rivers Congo and Ubangi. Official language: French. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Brazzaville. Pop.: 3 818 000 (2004 est.). Area: 342 000 sq. km (132 018 sq. miles)
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Congo-Brazzaville, President Masisi said the summit heard presentations by DRC opposition political parties emisseries, limitations placed on political campaigns, the militarisation of non-military people and violence in the eastern part of the country among others.
According to a statement released in Khartoum on Saturday, Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed Friday travelled to Congo-Brazzaville and Gabon on Friday to extend an invitation for the leaders of the two countries to take part in the opening session of the talks for peace in the CAR on 15 November.
While it should be easier to transport iron ore from the Mayoko-Moussondji project in Congo-Brazzaville, the Belinga, Mbarga and Mbalam Nabeba mines will all require new rail connections.
Congo Mining Exploration, an offshoot of Equatorial Resources, has submitted a mining licence for its Badondo iron ore scheme in northwest Congo-Brazzaville and announced plans to invest $1.2bn in a venture that it describes as a "monster".
Also known as Congo-Brazzaville, Congo is located in the central-western part of sub-Saharan Africa, on the Equator.
He assured that the team could face any team at the AAG in Congo-Brazzaville in September after more preparation.
WorldCast Systems has announced the sale of two fully equipped Ecreso 3000W FM transmitters to a leading broadcaster in the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville).
The Iranian foreign ministry official departed for the black continent to visit the senior officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) and the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville).
Amid expansion of economic ties with Africa, Brazil will restructure almost $900 million worth of debt with 12 African countries: oil- and gas-rich Congo-Brazzaville, Tanzania and Zambia as well as Ivory Coast, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal and Sudan.
He wraps up the African tour with a visit to Congo-Brazzaville. "China-Africa cooperation is comprehensive," Xi said ahead of the trip, adding that Beijing valued "friendly relationships with all African countries, no matter whether they are big or small, strong or weak, rich or poor".
These additional interline connections will link Lagos with the cities of Libreville (Gabon), Pointe-Noire (Congo-Brazzaville), Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Douala (Cameroon), Accra (Ghana), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), Nouakchott (Mauritania), Conakry (Guinea), Bamako (Mali), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Cotonou (Benin), Monrovia (Liberia), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Port Harcourt (Nigeria) and Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo).
23 December 2011 - Swedish PA Resources AB (STO:PAR) and Lundin Petroleum AB (STO:LUPE) said Thursday they would abandon wildcat Makouala Marine-1 offshore Congo-Brazzaville as it proved hydrocarbons but the overall pay thickness was not deemed commercially viable.