Brazzaville, Congo Newswire

Brazzaville, Congo Newswire

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  1. Congolese ex-army chief to run for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    Brazzaville: A former Congolese army chief and presidential advisor announced Monday he plans to run in the March 20 election and challenge President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who has been in power in Congo-Brazzaville for more than 30 years. "I will be a candidate... I felt called to by the people and I decided to cross the Rubicon," General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko told AFP by phone from Bangui.

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  2. .com | Congo to probe alleged sex abuse by peacekeeers in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | News24

    The Republic of Congo has launched an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse involving its troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic . "Under a memorandum of understanding between the Congolese government and the office of the UN secretary general it has been decided that an administrative inquiry will be carried out," Communications Minister Thierry Moungalla said on Friday.

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  3. FIFA rankings: Ghana drops to 41st positionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana dropped 8 places in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday from 33rd to 41st position. The nation did not play any competitive match between January and February but it did not influence the determination of the global placements.

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  4. Ambassador Habyarimana presents his credentials to Congo Brazzaville presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Abiwacu

    New Rwanda ambassador to Ambassador Republic of Congo Brazzaville, Jean Baptiste Habyalimana, yesterday presented his credentials to the President Denis Sassou N'guesso of Republic of Congo. In his welcome remarks, H.E President Denis Sassou N'guesso congratulated the Ambassador on his appointment as the first Rwandan Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Congo and expressed the belief that the upgrading of the mission to Ambassadorial level will bolster relations.

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  5. UN reports new rapes by its peacekeepers in Central African RepublicRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Stars and Stripes

    Investigators have discovered a string of new cases in which U.N. peacekeepers allegedly sexually abused or exploited women and girls in the Central African Republic, widening a scandal that has already sent shockwaves through the United Nations and threatened to undermine one of its most crucial and fragile missions. On Thursday, the United Nations reported seven new alleged victims in response to a Human Rights Watch report released on the same day.

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  6. UN troops sent home over 'sex abuse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Newsday

    More than 100 UN peacekeepers will be sent home from the Central African Republic after an investigation into sex abuse allegations, the UN says. The 120 soldiers who will be repatriated are from Congo-Brazzaville.

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  7. Congo-Brazzaville: Opposition Picks CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | AllAfrica.com

    The main opposition party in the Republic of Congo, the Pan-African Union for Social Democracy , has chosen Mr Pascal Tsaty-Mabiala as its candidate for the March presidential election. "The national council has decided that UPADS will participate in the forthcoming presidential elections and that Mr Mabiala will be our coalition's candidate," the coalition said in a statement issued after an extraordinary session of the national council of the party in Brazzaville on Sunday.

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  8. Paris Butcher Offers Lesson in Interfaith TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Voice of America

    Jean Aboucaya ponders over slabs of meat, laid out temptingly behind a wide counter. The French Algerian has driven across Paris to shop with the guarantee his purchases meet Jewish dietary laws.

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  9. Amnesty calls on Republic of Congo to free opposition figureRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Amnesty International has called on Republic of Congo authorities to unconditionally release an opposition leader detained for more than two months. The organization said Monday that Paulin Makaya was detained and charged for exercising his right to freedom of expression by participating in an October protest against amendments to the constitution in Brazzaville.

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  10. SOCO International plc (LON:SIA) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    SOCO International plc has received a consensus rating of "Hold" from the twelve research firms that are covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports . Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company.

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  11. SOCO International plc (SIA) Earns "Sector Perform" Rating from RBC CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "sector perform" rating restated by stock analysts at RBC Capital in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. They currently have a GBX 150 price objective on the stock.

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  12. Rubio's Billionaire VulturePaul Singer, the GOP's Baddie Sugar DaddieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Greg Palast

    It's out of the closet -- or, more accurately, out of the coven. The list of the billionaires who have given at least $1 million to Conservative Solutions, the pro-Rubio Super PAC, is headed by Paul Singer.

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  13. Congo-Brazzaville: Authorities must release opposition leader detained for 2 monthsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Amnesty International

    Authorities in Congo-Brazzaville must immediately and unconditionally release an opposition leader arrested and detained for over two months simply for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today. Paulin Makaya, President of "Unis pour le Congo" , was arrested on 23 November 2015 while reporting for questioning at the office of the Public Prosecutor.

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  14. 8 Nigerian athletes barred for dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | CBC News

    Long jumper Samson Idiata is one of four Nigerian gold medallists from last year's All Africa Games barred for doping. Fellow long jumper Chinazom Amadi, weightlifter Elisabeth Onua and wrestler Patience Opuene were the others that failed drug tests at the games.

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  15. 4 African champions among 8 Nigerians banned for dopingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Powhatan Today

    Nigeria has banned eight athletes for doping, four of them gold medal winners and one a silver medalist at the All Africa Games last year. Long jumpers Chinazom Amadi and Samson Idiata, weightlifter Elisabeth Onua and wrestler Patience Opuene were all banned following failed drug tests at the games in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, in September, where they won gold.

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  16. EXCLUSIVE: Ghana youth defender Patrick Asmah joins Serie A side Atalanta on four-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... es and overall performance earned him a place in the Ghana U23 team which played at the 2015 All Games in Brazzaville, Congo.

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  17. SA to serve on AU Peace and Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Iol.co.za

    The African Union's Executive Council elected South Africa to continue serving on the AU's Peace and Security Council, suggesting that the country is bidding to become - as Nigeria apparently is - a de facto permanent member. Nigeria was also elected again on Wednesday to the increasingly powerful AU PSC, continuing its uninterrupted tenure since the council was founded in 2004.

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  18. New Edubiase chief rubbishes reports Latif Anabila failed trial at Danish side AGF AarusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... has huge potentials." He was a member of the Ghana U23 team which played at the 2015 All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo.

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  19. WorldRemit customers can now send money instantly to MTN Mobile Money ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | PRWeb

    WorldRemit and MTN Group today announced that WorldRemit customers can now send money instantly to MTN Mobile Money wallets in Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia. The launch follows the signing of a global partnership agreement earlier this year, to enable WorldRemit customers all over the world to send international remittances to MTN's Mobile Money customers.

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  20. Oryx Petroleum Co. Ltd (TSE:OXC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Shares of Oryx Petroleum Co. Ltd have been given an average recommendation of "Hold" by the ten analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports .

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