Republic of Congo
With just days until the next presidential election on March 21, our team went to the Pool region in the south of the Republic of Congo. Back in 2016, the area was the site of a brutal war triggered by post-electoral violence which saw militiamen known as the “Ninjas” take up arms against government forces. A ceasefire was signed in December 2017, but the wounds are still raw.
8 May 2020
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, the president of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou-Nguesso, discussed the Covid-19 pandemic in his country, as well as a controversial treatments.
22 May 2019
A new report has investigated the UK-registered Brazzaville Foundation and raised questions over its role in the oil-rich Republic of Congo, especially in connection with President Denis Sassou N'Guesso.