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Coronavirus: Former Congo President, Jacques Joaqu

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Former President of Congo, Jacques Joaquim Yhombi Opango is dead. Opango died of coronavirus in France on Monday BBC reports that his son, Jean-Jacques said the 81-year old was sick before contacting the disease. Born in 1939, Yhombi Opango was an army officer who rose to power after the assas ...

Nigerians Speak On Tinubu/Atiku Parley In Mina

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Reactions have trailed the meeting held by a National leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The leaders, who met in Minna, Niger State, were in a cordial mood as they exchanged pleasantries and chatted. Atiku was the presidentia ...

DR Congo Elections: Reversing a Dangerous Decision

Sunday, December 30, 2018
After postponing long-awaited elections, the Democratic Republic of Congo 39;s electoral commission has announced a second delay in voting in some conflict-affected areas ndash; until after a new president takes office. This decision disenfranchises 1.25 million Congolese and risks major unr ...

Calls for Republic of the Congo president to free jailed Talassa editor

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
President Denis Sassou Nguesso Presidential Palace Brazzaville, Congo Via email to the government spokesperson: [email protected] September 18, 2017 Dear President Sassou Nguesso, The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Sans Fronti egrave;res, two independent press ...

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Democra

Thursday, December 22, 2016
The Secretary-General is closely monitoring developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as the mediation led by the Conf eacute;rence eacute;piscopale nationale des eacute;glises du Congo (CENCO) resumed today. He urges all parties involved in the CENCO-led mediation ...

Canada deplores absence of national agreement on constitutional and democratic t

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
The Honourable St eacute;phane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: ldquo;With the end of the second mandate of President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo , Canada deplores the failure to democratically transition power in line with ...

Federal Foreign Office on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement in Berlin today (19 December 2016): Today marks the official end of the second term in office of the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as laid down in the country 39;s Constitution. This law does not allow ...

Didier Reynders and Alexander De Croo worried on the situation in the Democratic

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Last night, the mandate of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) came to an end, as stipulated by the Constitution. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo regret t ...
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