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Congo's sapeurs pass their style on to a new generation

Tuesday, September 29th 2020, 1:41
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville, Kinshasa

A new book highlights the "sapeurs" in the twin Congolese capitals of Brazzaville and Kinshasa.
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Super Bowl: Shakira and Jennifer Lopez to headline half-time show

Friday, September 27th 2019, 0:24

The concert will be the first to be produced by Roc Nation, Jay Z's entertainment company.
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Heavy gunfire heard in Congo-Brazzaville

Monday, April 4th 2016, 16:20
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Security forces are deployed in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, as protesters attack government buildings.
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Congo third-term bid gets 92% backing

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 11:33
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 92% of voters in Congo-Brazzaville's referendum approve President Denis Sassou Nguesso's bid to run for a third term, results show.
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Congo votes over third-term limit

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 17:40
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo-Brazzaville is holding a controversial referendum on constitutional changes that would allow President Denis Sassou Nguesso to stand for a third term.
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Congo 'peaceful uprising' call

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 10:44
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An opposition leader in Congo-Brazzaville calls for a "peaceful uprising" to prevent Sunday's referendum on whether the president can run for office again.
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Gunfire and tear gas amid Congo protests

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 16:53
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Police fire shots and tear gas in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, in a clamp down on protests against the president's bid for a third term.
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Africa oil and gold tax for hunger fund

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 16:22
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea Guinea, Niger Niger
related places: Brazzaville

Congo-Brazzaville, Guinea, Mali and Niger agree to a micro-tax on oil, gold, phosphate and uranium to finance a UN fund to fight malnutrition.
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Congo to vote on leader's third term

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 15:34
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo-Brazzaville's president says he will hold a referendum over the controversial issue of changing the constitution to allow for a third term.
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Congo bans Islamic face veil

Friday, May 1st 2015, 18:58
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.
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