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Agri Resources Congo targets onion farmers with cold storage facility
26-11-2021 | 10:17:33
The first of its kind in this region, the new facility will have the capacity to store up to 500 tonnes of green onion and other fresh vegetables.
Airtel Business s'associe à Cisco afin de sécuriser internet pour les PME en Afrique
26-11-2021 | 07:53:00
Airtel Africa annonce que sa division enterprise, Airtel Business, a conclu un nouveau partenariat avec Cisco afin de fournir un accès Internet sécurisé aux petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) en Afrique.
[South Africa] UN gives the nod to African alternative energy solution for mobile networks
18-10-2021 | 08:50:21
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has recognised South African NEC XON’s alternative energy Hybrid Storage Solution (HSS) as an innovative technology for promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
Afreximbank extends footprint by opening Central Africa Regional Office in Yaoundé Cameroon
28-09-2021 | 09:27:18
The new office covers the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), composed of Cameroon, the Central Africa Republic, Chad, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects DRC and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using WOC technology
16-09-2021 | 11:07:51
Africa’s technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC).
Le Secrétaire Général de l’OPEP entame sa visite historique en RDC
25-08-2021 | 08:44:00
S.E. Mohammed Barkindo, Secrétaire Général de l’Organisation des pays exportateurs de pétrole, a été reçu par S.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Ministre des hyrdocarbures du Congo-Brazzaville.
Eight COMESA countries sign the Air Transport Market agreement
17-06-2021 | 08:48:28
These are the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This initiative is led by the African Union through the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC).
World Bank, Republic of Congo sign agreement to reduce carbon emissions, preserve forests
12-05-2021 | 08:10:00
The Republic of Congo signed an agreement with the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), that will unlock up to $41.8 million for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and increasing carbon sequestration.
Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo declared over
04-05-2021 | 08:38:11
May 3, 2021 marked the end of the 12th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, just three months after the first case was reported in North Kivu.
Total, Forêt Ressources Management partner to plant 40,000-hectare forest in the Republic of the Congo
18-03-2021 | 08:20:00
Total and Forêt Ressources Management have signed a partnership agreement with the Republic of the Congo to plant a 40,000-hectare forest on the Batéké Plateaux.
The Republic of Congo launches its bond offering
16-03-2021 | 09:34:58
The nominal unit value of the 10 million securities will be 10,000 CFA francs with a minimum offering of 50 bonds.
PetroNor announces reserves replacement ratio for 2P oil of 300% in PNGF Sud, Congo Brazzaville
12-03-2021 | 07:57:00
PetroNor, the independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa, announced an update to the reserves and contingent resources of its three production sharing agreements in PNGF Sud in Congo Brazzaville.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Investment in African startups is now stronger than ever
04-03-2021 | 13:57:00
Despite the global economic slowdown caused by COVID-19, the case for investing in African startups is stronger than ever with new opportunities being announced every day.
Vodacom and Mondia launch maternal health service in DRC
01-03-2021 | 13:09:40
Vodacom DRC and Mondia, a private mobile technology company have announced the rollout of the Mum & Baby maternal health service across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Global Fund signs new grants to increase access to health services in Congo
25-02-2021 | 12:41:34
The Global Fund, the Government of the Republic of the Congo and health partners launched the implementation of two new grants to strengthen prevention and treatment services to fight HIV, TB and malaria.
WHO steps up efforts to curb Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the DRC
22-02-2021 | 09:14:12
More than 100 WHO staff, deployed from other countries and from within Guinea, are expected to be part of the Ebola response by the end of February
PetroNor increases its indirect ownership of PNGF Sud in Congo Brazzaville
19-02-2021 | 07:38:16
PetroNor announced that the Company's net indirect interest in PNGF Sud, PetroNor’s core asset, will increase from 10.5% to 16.83%.
Zenith announces successful completion of IPU in Congo, Brazzaville
10-02-2021 | 09:25:00
Zenith Energy announced it has now received formal confirmation regarding the successful completion of the Inquiry of Public Utility (IPU), following an in-depth technical and financial review by the Ministry of Hydrocarbons in Congo.
Andersen Global expands operations into Congo
08-01-2021 | 07:04:54
Further enhancing its African presence, Andersen Global has entered the Republic of Congo by way of a Collaboration Agreement with tax and legal firm Africa Tax & Legal Services.
Congo Brazzaville joins Africa Finance Corporation
22-12-2020 | 07:50:16
The Africa Finance Corporation has announced that Congo Brazzaville has become its 28th Member State, following the execution of the country’s Instrument of Adherence.
CGG signs multi-client airborne gravity gradient survey agreement with SNPC in Congo Brazzaville
09-12-2020 | 09:05:26
CGG is mobilizing to acquire the industry’s first-ever multi-client airborne gravity and magnetic survey of the onshore Congo Cuvette Basin in the Republic of Congo after signing an agreement with the SNPC and the Ministry of Hydrocarbons.
Orange Foundation announces winners of its fourth International Solidarity FabLabs Challenge
09-11-2020 | 08:35:48
The Orange Foundation has announced the winners of its fourth International Solidarity FabLabs Challenge. The winners were announced by Elizabeth Tchoungui, the Orange Group’s Executive Director for CSR.
Central African Republic receives food assistance from WFP
06-08-2020 | 13:23:00
The World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed the first ever delivery of food assistance to the landlocked Central African Republic using barges along the Ubangui River from neighboring Republic of Congo.
Zenith requests 25-year license extension in Congo
24-07-2020 | 10:26:14
Zenith Energy has submitted a comprehensive commercial and technical offer to the Ministry of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo for the attainment of a new 25-year license for the Tilapia oil field, to be named Tilapia II.
Zenith Energy to potentially acquire second oil production asset in Congo
10-07-2020 | 09:36:00
International oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities Zenith Energy announces it has entered into a joint venture agreement with a local oil & gas company in the Republic of the Congo.
Olam achieves FSC certification for its natural forest concessions in Congo
20-05-2020 | 15:16:00
Global food and agri-business Olam International has achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for its Mimbeli-Ibenga forestry concession.
Zenith Energy successfully renegotiates acquisition of Tilapia oilfield, Congo
24-04-2020 | 11:05:00
Zenith Energy announced it has successfully renegotiated the terms for the acquisition from Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) of its fully owned subsidiary in the Republic of the Congo.
Brokerslink strengthens African presence with new broker in Republic of Congo
22-04-2020 | 16:28:00
Global broking business, Brokerslink, has announced the addition of African broker Gramon to its international network.
[Congo] PetroNor undertakes cost-saving measures to address price sensitivity in low oil price environment
17-03-2020 | 07:49:21
PetroNor E&P is undertaking cost-saving measures to address price sensitivity of operations in the current low oil price environment.
SES’s and Gilat Telecom restore internet connectivity in DRC
13-02-2020 | 06:34:35
Gilat Telecom and SES have announced that they have restored internet connectivity in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) just four days after the West Africa Cable System (WACS) undersea cable cut.
Zenith to provide secured loan facility to Anglo African Oil & Gas, Congo
07-01-2020 | 13:22:00
Zenith Energy announces that it has reached an agreement to provide a secured loan facility to Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) for a total amount of £250,000.
World Bank launches new Country Partnership Framework for Republic of Congo
11-12-2019 | 15:08:00
The World Bank Group has endorsed a new five-year Country Partnership Framework to support Republic of Congo’s development objectives for 2020-2025.
[Congo] AfDB invests 73 million Euros to set up agricultural value chains
28-11-2019 | 08:16:45
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of 73.2 million euros for the Republic of Congo to set up agricultural value chains for the benefit of more than 350,000 people.
Anglo African Oil & Gas finds rig for Tilapia drilling offshore Congo
13-11-2019 | 11:04:00
Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG), has entered into a rig option agreement to source for a drilling rig for a well at its Tilapia field offshore the Republic of the Congo, in which the Company has a 56 per cent interest.
European Commission announces €34 million humanitarian funding in African Great Lakes region
19-09-2019 | 09:37:43
The European Commission has announced €34.275 million in humanitarian funding to help the most vulnerable people in the Great Lakes region in Africa.
Turkish Airlines adds Republic of Congo’s Pointe-Noire to its flight network
05-08-2019 | 13:21:00
Turkish Airlines has added Republic of Congo’s second biggest city, Pointe-Noire to its flight network as its 58th destination in Africa.
AfDB signs agreement to open Central Africa regional headquarters in Yaoundé, Cameroon
09-07-2019 | 08:22:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group signed an agreement with Cameroon to open its regional headquarters in the country’s capital, Yaoundé, reinforcing its goal to get closer to member states.
Lukoil enters hydrocarbon production project in the Republic of Congo
13-06-2019 | 14:41:00
Russian oil and gas company Lukoil has concluded an agreement with New Age M12 Holdings to acquire a 25% interest in the Marine XII license in the Republic of Congo for $800 million in cash.
Congo Brazzaville and Rwanda partner with Russia for nuclear science and atomic energy
03-06-2019 | 08:12:00
Russia and Congo have signed the intergovernmental agreement of the cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy.
Afreximbank expresses interest in Brazzaville-Kinshasa Bridge
03-06-2019 | 07:53:27
The African Export-Import Bank is interested in participating in the syndicated facility for the construction of the bridge between Brazzaville and Kinshasa to link the two Congos.
Anglo African Oil & Gas receives part of debt payment owed to it by SNPC, Congo
21-02-2019 | 08:05:00
Anglo African Oil & Gas has provided an update on the repayment of funds owed to it by SNPC, a Congolese national oil company, in regards to SNPC's 44% holding in the Tilapia Licence.
Africa50 Signs agreement with the Republic of Congo for the extension of national power plant
18-02-2019 | 08:25:13
Africa50 has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of the Republic of Congo to structure and mobilize financing for the expansion of one of its gas-fired power plants.
United States, Republic of Congo sign open skies air transport agreement
06-12-2018 | 12:41:00
The US and Republic of Congo have signed a new open skies air transport agreement which seeks to strengthen the civil aviation partnership between the two countries.
AfBD, Africa50 to finance Kinshasa - Brazzaville Ink Landmark Bridge Project
08-11-2018 | 07:38:00
On the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum, the African Development Bank and Africa50 have signed an agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo to develop and finance the first road-rail bridge project linking their capitals – Kinshasa and Brazzaville.
Greenpeace Africa exposes Congo’s attempts to tender three oil blocks in peatlands
07-11-2018 | 14:31:41
Greenpeace Africa has blown the whistle on the Republic of Congo's most recent greenwashing campaign by exposing its plans to tender three oil blocks in the heart of newly-discovered peatlands.
Non traditional financing sources key to Central Africa growth, ECA
21-09-2018 | 08:02:00
“Financing industrialization is not only about chasing money,” Antonio Pedro, Director of the ECA Subregional Office for Central Africa has said.
[Column] Five roots to Central Africa’s industrialization
17-09-2018 | 13:36:20
Four years after the oil boom ended and Central African countries faced a sudden reverse in their fortunes from the strong growth of the early 2000’s.
[Congo] Voice of America opens French radio station in Brazzaville
25-07-2018 | 08:10:00
The Voice of America has officially opened its newest FM radio station in the Republic of Congo.
Republic of Congo lays foundation for Vision 2047 implementation
27-06-2018 | 08:34:44
The Government of the Republic of Congo and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have laid the foundations for the formulation of Congo Vision 2047, the country’s long-term framework to build a prosperous and peaceful nation.
[Congo] Africa Palm Corp partners with Ngalipomi to grow regional foothold
09-05-2018 | 10:30:00
African Palm Corp. has signed an agreement with representatives of Ngalipomi, a local group from the Congo giving the company access to an additional three million hectares of palm trees in West Africa.
Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade, ECA
04-05-2018 | 08:15:58
Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached $740 in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier.
UNECA launches campaign to have Central African states operationalize preferential tariff to ease trade
19-04-2018 | 12:30:00
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is launching a campaign to have all countries of the Economic Community of Central African States operationalize the ECCAS Preferential Tariff one of the instruments for easing trade in the zone.
Kenya most improved in removing legal barriers against women, World Bank Group report
04-04-2018 | 08:31:35
Despite daunting challenges, several economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are making progress in enacting laws that promote equality between men and women, says the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2018 report.
DR Congo takes steps to integrate land governance concerns in agriculture
06-03-2018 | 13:37:00
Senior officials from the Government and the national commission on land reform along with the national alliance of traditional authorities have pledged to promote the integration of land governance.
Republic of Congo launches iGuide to showcase investment opportunities
20-02-2018 | 12:10:45
The electronic investment platform, the iGuide, developed by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with UNCTAD, has been unveiled by the Investment Promotion Agency (API) of the Republic of the Congo in Brazzaville.
[DR Congo] Banro Corporation resumes operations at Namoya mine following months of closure
15-01-2018 | 14:13:40
Canadian gold mining company Banro Corporation has resumed mining operations at Namoya mine, as a result of the reestablishment of the road access to the mine.
[DR Congo] Armadale sells Mpokoto gold project to Weghsteen Capital Advice SA for $562,500
12-01-2018 | 14:31:00
Armadale, the AIM quoted investment company focused on natural resource projects in Africa has entered into an agreement with Weghsteen Capital Advice SA to sell its interest in the Mpokoto Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dangote, the Congo plant and the imperative of African industrialization - Ehiedu Iweriebor
29-11-2017 | 11:22:00
The Dangote Group of Nigeria, on November 23, 2017 formally launched its newest economic development industrial project, the Dangote Cement plant in Mfila, in Congo-Brazzaville.
Smile Communications partner with MediaTek to launch voice over LTE smartphones in Africa
28-11-2017 | 14:18:00
Smile Communications and MediaTek have teamed up to bring the latest VoLTE smartphones to customers in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Dangote Cement commissions Mfila plant in the Republic of Congo
24-11-2017 | 07:19:33
Africa’s largest cement Company, Dangote Cement Plc has added fillip to the on-going efforts at economic emancipation of Africa by formally opening its 1.5mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo Brazzaville,
Cargolux Airlines set to fly to Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo
30-08-2017 | 12:32:00
Cargolux Airlines is set to introduce two new destinations in Africa, Douala in Cameroon and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Services to Lubumbashi will begin on 15 September while Douala is served as of 3 October.
International Container Terminal Services and Dredging International partner to deepen Congo River
11-07-2017 | 12:38:18
International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the leading dredging contractor Dredging International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River.
Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville to strengthen cooperation on public finance management, taxation
07-07-2017 | 10:40:04
Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville have signed an agreement establishing a framework under which the two countries can cooperate in various areas of interest.
First responsible and conflict-free gold supply chain operational in Eastern Congo
17-05-2017 | 14:05:00
Partnership Africa Canada has announced the Just Gold project has successfully implemented a system to trace legal and conflict-free artisanal gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Transnet to expand foothold to eight African countries
09-05-2017 | 16:37:08
Africa’s leading freight logistics chain Transnet has been on an expansion binge and is expected to set up shop in eight more African countries including Kenya, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo and Benin.
GE Announces Clarke Energy as Jenbacher Gas Engines Distributor for an Additional Six Countries in Africa
03-05-2017 | 09:41:00
GE’s Distributed Power has announced that it has recently signed an agreement with Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s distributor of Jenbacher gas engines for six additional countries in Africa, including Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda.
Nine African countries commit to protect Congo Basin with Blue Fund
10-03-2017 | 08:19:43
Ministers from nine African nations (Morocco, Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo and Rwanda) have today gathered in Oyo at the invitation of the President of the Republic of the Congo to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of the Congo Basin Blue Fund.
Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility approves $3.88 million to DRC, Mozambique and Zambia for power projects
07-03-2017 | 16:34:51
The NEPAD-IPPF (Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility) has approved $3.88 million in grants to the Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique and Zambia to finance completion of regional projects preparations.